These Celebs Rocked Hoodies On Oscar Night As a Tribute to Trayvon

These Celebs Rocked Hoodies On Oscar Night As a Tribute to Trayvon

The Florida teen was killed exactly five years ago.

Published February 26th

The Oscars have been dominating Twitter timelines all day today, and for good reason: an unprecedented number of Black filmmakers and actors have been nominated for awards. However, today also marks the 5-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death.

Prior to the Oscars airing live on television this evening, a handful of Hollywood's finest dedicated their social media feeds to honoring the memory of the teenager's life as well as reflect on the #BlackLivesMatter movement that carries on today.

Prior to leaving for the Oscars, Ava DuVernay was among those who took a moment to reflect on Trayvon Martin, sharing her special memorial hoodie an adding the caption, "Our hoodies are still up and the movement is still strong."

Take a look at how a handful of other celebrities did the same below. Rest in Power, Trayvon.

  1. Gabrielle Union
  2. Kerry Washington
  3. Ava DuVernay
  4. Tracee Ellis Ross
  5. Regina King
  6. Issa Rae
  7. Marc Lamont Hill
  8. Taraji P. Henson
  9. Sophia Bush

    Five years ... #HoodiesUp #RIP #TrayvonMartin ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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  10. Maxwell

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photos from left: Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for Think Common Inc., Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images, Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for Essence)


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