Tray von Martin's Parents Consider Running For Public Office oballeralert Trayvon Martin’s Parents Consider Running For Public Office - blogged by @eleven8 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Nearly five years after the death of their son TrayvonMartin’s parents are considering making a change from within the government ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In an interview with USA Today SybrinaFulton and TracyMartin say they fear that Trump’s presidency may reverse what little progress and awareness has been made following their son’s death So to “be part of the change” they’re considering running for office ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Since Trayvon’s death we saw how divided the country is on these issues and we saw how the country can come together” Tracy Martin Trayvon’s father told USAToday “You have those that are for uniting the country and you have those that want to be apart And what this new presidency does it takes those that want to be apart and it puts them right in the position where they can say ‘We’ll change the laws and we’ll make it tougher'” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Martin says that he is concerned the new administration will make it easier for law enforcement officials and citizens to justify violence against minorities Having never considered politics in the past Sybrina Fulton Trayvon’s mother says things have changed ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Before I was just comfortable with my average life but now I feel like I’m just obligated to be part of the change” Fulton said “The only way we can be part of the change is if we start with local government and we work our way up” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It could go all the way to the WhiteHouse” she declared though it would begin with a bid for say city or county commission ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “There’s no limitations” Martin agreed “I think once you embark on a journey you don’t minimize your goal you want to maximize your goals So you start on the local level and then you work your way up and hopefully it will take us to a place where we can help more than just local more than just state National That would be the focus” Meme

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