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Annual Trayvon Martin Birthday Celebration

Original digital portrait of Trayvon Martin, commissioned by More Jersey for a New Jersey event.

Saturday, February 24, 2024

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Price: Free

The Senior Center

106 Burnet Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

SOMA Justice

Event Description

Celebrate the life of Trayvon Martin in this annual gathering on his birthday.

Trayvon was a young African American boy, who tragically fell victim to racial profiling and gun violence in 2012. 

His unjust death sparked protests and shed light on the issues of systemic racism and injustice throughout America. 

Trayvon's story serves as a reminder of the work that still needs to be done to achieve equality and justice for all.

Registration is required.

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Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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