Today would have been Trayvon Martin's 24th birthday. The picture of his face with a hood draped over his head has turn into an emblem in as we speak's world. The younger man's dying sparked an vital dialog in American historical past, signalling the beginning of the Black Lives Matter motion. While he is only one of many undeserving victims of police brutality, Trayvon stands out considerably. Who is aware of what he would have been capable of accomplish in the beginning was taken away from him. As we keep in mind Trayvon on his birthday, a number of different activists, actors, musicians and entertainers have taken to social media to pay their respects.

Common shared a photograph of Martin on Twitter, wishing him a cheerful birthday. Omari Hardwick bought fairly sentimental in his put up, rewinding to when he paid tribute to the late Martin in 2013. During his reflection, Hardwick stated that he is nonetheless paying tribute 7 years later and he will not let Trayvon's reminiscence be taken away from him. Tracee Ellis Ross inspired all her followers to maintain Trayvon's title energetic "as we speak and at all times." 

Trayvon's reminiscence will stay eternally. His dying modified many individuals's lives and we cannot let him drift away. Join us in wishing a cheerful birthday to Trayvon Martin.