FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – The mother of Trayvon Martin is visiting Colorado for an appearance tied to Black History Month.
Sybrina Fulton is scheduled to speak 7 p.m. Thursday at Colorado State University. The university says she will talk about violence toward children, the need to build safer communities, civil rights and empowering the nation’s youth.READ MORE: Arvada Police Detain 1 Juvenile For Investigation Of Threats Against Ralston Valley High School
Tickets are free for CSU students and staffers and $5 for the public.
On Wednesday, Fulton spoke to about 800 people at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, urging them to respect their differences.READ MORE: Red Rocks Howl To Recognize Health Care Heroes Rescheduled To Next Week
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Her appearances come three years after her 17-year-old son was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida, focusing attention on violence against young black men and that state’s stand-your-ground law.MORE NEWS: Mixing & Matching? Getting Different Types Of COVID Vaccines In The Future May Provide 'Stacked Immunity'
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