On July 30, a six-part docu-series detailing the life of Trayvon Martin titled, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, will premiere on Paramount Network.
The project was executive produced by Jay-Z as well as Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.
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The Weinstein Company along with Harvey Weinstein were original producers on the film. The Weinstein entity was removed amid Weinstein’s rape allegations.
Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old African-American teenager who was gunned down by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012. Zimmerman claimed self-defence despite Martin being unarmed. Zimmerman was later acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges.