On February 12, 2012, a young man named Trayvon Martin lost his life while walking home from a convenience store in Central Florida. His killing was and still is the subject of much debate and controversy. He was killed by a security guard named George Zimmerman who claimed he was defending himself against the unarmed teen. Zimmerman was later acquitted in criminal court due to Florida's stand your ground law.
Premiering on July 30th on the Paramount Network, ‘Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ give an in depth look at the short and tragic life of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent social movement that followed.
The six-part docu-series is produced by Jay-Z and includes first hand accounts from Trayvon Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.
The unscripted series also features interviews from famed civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, Carmelo Anthony as well never before seen surveillance footage from Zimmerman’s arrest.
Watch the powerful trailer for Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story below.