Trayvon Martin Being Awarded Posthumous Degree

Trayvon Martin Being Awarded Posthumous Degree

This just royally ticks me off. Florida Memorial University should be ashamed of themselves. They are posthumously awarding Trayvon Martin a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation. What the hell for? He broke the law and attacked George Zimmerman. He got shot in the process and died. Zimmerman’s life was ruined all because he did the right thing. It started a racial conflict and cop-hatred that is still smoldering out there. He died five years ago.

They are honoring a criminal because he loved planes. How sweet. I bet they honor Assata Shakur as well for killing a cop in cold blood. His parents will accept the degree on his behalf. SMH. He was not a victim of violence… he was a violent criminal and they know it. This is deplorable. This was a catalyst for the Black Lives Matter group that is full of racist black militants and hatred.

From Opposing Views:

Florida Memorial University will award Trayvon Martin with a posthumous bachelor’s degree in aeronautical science five years after his highly-publicized death.

FMU announced the news on its official Facebook page.

“The University will confer upon TRAYVON MARTIN a posthumous degree in Aeronautical Science with a concentration in Flight Education in honor of his love for planes and the steps he took during his young life toward becoming a pilot,” the Facebook post reads.

Trayvon’s parents, Sybrina Fulton — an FMU gradutate — and Tracy Martin, will accept the degree on his behalf.

FMU’s Facebook post included a quote from FMU President Roslyn Clark Artis, who said this year’s commencement “holds a special place in all of our hearts.”

“This academic year is symbolic of the transformative changes that we continue to make to our academic programs that extend to benefit the community, such as our Cybersecurity degree program and Cyber Warrior Diversity center that offers certificates to local residents and professionals,” Artis said.

“Of special significance is awarding posthumously the Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation to Trayvon Martin,” she added. “Sybrina, our alum, epitomizes strength and dignity as she uplifts other victims of violence while effecting change for a more equal and just society.”

Trayvon was shot and killed in 2012 during a physical struggle with George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman called the police to report a “suspicious” person after he observed the 17 year-old walking back from a convenience store. Zimmerman to this day claims he shot the kid in self-defense. He wound up being acquitted in 2013, but this was just the beginning for Black Lives Matter and their cop-killing ways.

Trayvon Martin’s parents have now become social justice warriors and they are dedicated to the Black Lives Matter cause. In 2013 they co-founded The Trayvon Martin Foundation, which is headquartered at FMU. Figures. “The Trayvon Martin Foundation is a social justice organization committed to ending senseless gun violence, strengthening families through holistic support, S.T.E.A.M. education for women and minorities and mentoring,” the foundation’s website says. “Our strategy is to move from intervention to reform. Positively changing the lives of youth and their families through strategic programming and perpetual services is at the core of our existence.” They also wrote a book about Trayvon: “Rest in Power: A Parents’ Story of Love, Injustice, and the Birth of a Movement.” I think that pretty much says it all right there. Except for the criminal, racism and hatred parts.

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

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