Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin held a benefit in honor of their late son, Trayvon Martin. The event, held at Miami’s Signature Grand, benefited the Trayvon Martin Foundation and was hosted by Jamie Foxx, Michael Baisden and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. Also in attendance were actor Laz Alonzo and movie producer/director Will Packer and the families of Oscar Grant and Emmitt Till.
After the event, Will Packer wrote about his experience on Instagram:
Trayvon Martin remembrance dinner was an incredible event in Miami last night. I was truly honored to take part. @iamjamiefoxx, Michael E Dyson, Michael Baisden, Pastor James Fortune, the families of Oscar Grant & Emmitt Till and many, many others. The always classy Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin were amazing. They are 2 of the strongest people I know. I love this family! Learn how you can become a part of history–> www.trayvonmartinfoundation.org
The day before the remembrance dinner, hundreds in Miami Gardens marched to remember the second anniversary of his death.