Tag: Sybrina Fulton

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Conservative Black Chick: Trayvon’s mom ‘manufacturing race war,’ ‘Didn’t care about him’

Following Sybrina Fulton‘s powerful and emotional plea Friday to the National Urban League, conservative Black token du jour, Crystal Wright, who has coined the moniker, Conservative Black Chick[1], took to Twitter and attacked the grieving mother as being opportunistic and dishonest. Wright cruelly accused Fulton of “manufacturing a race war” and suggests that she “move on” or “get on with writing her book.” Move on from her murdered child? Mimicking the crass, troll tactics of some of her GOP brethren, Wright agreed — and retweeted — followers who claimed that Sybrina Fulton “didn’t care about Trayvon till she copyrighted his name and made trash cans of money.” Wright, who takes pride in being a “triple minority,” — Black, female and Republican — was a regular commentator on HLN during the George Zimmerman trial, obviously selected to be the lone Black voice who would support the former neighborhood watch captain’s version of events — re: lies — and place 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on tr …

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Rock royalty join Trayvon Martin’s mom at NY rally

Beyonce’and Jay-Z join Travon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton and Rev. Al Sharpton at the “Justice for Travon” vigil in New York, Saturday, July 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Noerdlinger Media. Rachel Noerdlinger) NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators, including music superstars Jay-Z and Beyonce, joined Trayvon Martin’s mother Saturday in New York City at one of about 100 rallies around the country calling for justice for the slain Black teenager. Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, and the Rev. Al Sharpton led the noontime “Justice for Trayvon” rally on a blazing hot plaza in downtown Manhattan, where some people swooned as the temperature topped 90 degrees.