MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The parents of Florida teen Trayvon Martin whose killing sparked a nationwide conversation on white violence against African-Americans will pen a book.READ MORE: 'We Need To Take Action': Gov. DeSantis Vows Special Session To Ban Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton will release their book ‘Rest In Power: The Enduring Life Of Trayvon Martin’ next year.
The book will be published by Random House’s One World.READ MORE: Parkland Activist Dad Fred Guttenberg Joins Anti-Gun Group
The scheduled release date is set for January 17, 2017 – ahead of what would have been their son’s 22nd birthday on February 5th.
The fifth anniversary of his death will be three weeks later.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade Public Schools Could Ease Mask Mandate By End Of Month
On February 26, 2012, Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman who argued he shot him in self-defense. Zimmerman was tried and acquitted of second-degree murder in the case. His acquittal sparked national protests.