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Watch Trailer For "Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story"

The ficial trailer for Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Storywas released on Monday (February 26). Executive produced by JAY-Z, the six-part docuseries revolves around the life the unarmed 17-year-old Floridian who was shot and killed byGeorge Zimmerman while walking home. Zimmerman was subsequently acquittedbecause the Florida stand-your-ground law.

During the black and white clip, phrases like “He claimed self-defense and He was just a kid” scroll across the screen.

The trailer ends with a close up Martins face and the words: They say that time heals all wounds, it does not.

Based on the book Rest In Power: The Enduring Life Trayvon Martin written by his parents the series will also explore topics race, politics, the criminal justice system, and formation the Black Lives Matter movement.

Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story isexpected to premiere inJuly.