Unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was slain in the town of Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26 in a shooting that has set off a nationwide debate over race and justice. Alleged shooter and neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has claimed self-defense in Martin's death. On April 11, Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the case.
Martin is seen here in this undated family photo.
Author: Edecio Martinez
Credit: Personal Photo