The Trayvon Martin Story
On February 26th, 2012, 17 year old Trayvon Martin was shot dead by George Zimmerman. This was given exceptional limelight in the news because of the accused racism involved in the reason of shooting by Zimmerman. After being held and tested in court, Zimmerman was acquitted on July 2013 and reimbursed for expenses during his trial.
There's been lots of dispute as to the reason for why he shot Martin. Many believe because of the ethnic circumstances that it was a racist murder.