Kevin Powell (Jemal Countess/Getty Images); Trayvon Martin

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Join The Root as we live-stream a community forum and discussion led by journalst Kevin Powell about the Trayvon Martin tragedy. racial profiling and Black-on-Black violence.

Held at the House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn, NY, Powell will lead a discussion about racial profiling, black-on-black violence

House of the Lord Church (415 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

and what responsible calls to action should Black males consider in the face of consistent violence from beyond and within the community. The forum is open to everyone, especially Black men and boys of all ages.


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