BET Special Justice for Trayvon: Our Son Is Your Son Premieres Tonight

BET Special "Justice For Trayvon: Our Son Is Your Son" Premieres Tonight

BET Special Justice for Trayvon: Our Son Is Your Son Premieres Tonight

BET News' exclusive special "Justice for Trayvon: Our Son Is Your Son" premieres Friday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Published June 7, 2013

On Feb. 26, 2012, the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in Florida brought America's issues with racial profiling and "Stand Your Ground" laws to the forefront. More than a year later, Zimmerman, who has become a household name since the incident, will soon have his fate decided in the landmark second-degree murder trial. 

Ahead of the trial, BET News is premiering an exclusive special Justice for Trayvon: Our Son Is Your Son tonight at 7:30 p.m ET/PT. The half-hour special will take a look at the social and racial implications of the trial that begins on Monday, June 10. The special will feature exclusive interviews with key players in the case.

Award-winning news journalist Emmett Miller will host the special and lead discussions with journalists, attorneys, analysts and supporters, including Jamie Foxx, on facts and evidence around the case and how it will impact the forthcoming trial. 

Log on to for exclusive video content, up-to-the-minute updates on the case and compelling interviews.

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Written by Natelege Whaley


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