Jay-Z's Trayvon Martin Documentary Now Has Trailer & Release Date


As previously reported, Jay-Z has been prepping and planning a 6-part documentary to chronicle the life Trayvon Martin leading up to his death at the hands George Zimmerman. We now have a release date and a teaser trailer to show forth.

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Jay-Z has made a concerted effort out representing social justice issues in his overture towards film. His other project, a collaboration with Harvey Weinstein, detailed the wrongful accusation Kalief Browder, a teenager falsely convicted theft and sent to Rikers Island where he was systematically broken down by prison life. Jay-Z has since tried to buy out Weinstein’s shares in their film contract. The Weinstein Company having declared bankruptcy will hopefuly sit the rest out.

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The documentary is based on Rest in Power: The Enduring Life Trayvon Martin, biographical treatment as recalled by his parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. The series will debut in July.

Peep the trailer below.