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Watch the trailer for Jay-Z’s Trayvon Martin documentary series

The docuseries is titled “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story”

Jay-Z is bringing the story of Trayvon Martin to the small screen in a documentary that will air later this month.  

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The trailer for the six-part  film, titled “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,” was recently released by Paramount Networks.

The flick will take a look at the criminal investigation, trial and the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed the 17-year-old in 2012. 

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It will also include interviews from Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, Al Sharpton, Angela Rye, Angela Davis, Carmelo Anthony and others. 

This isn’t Jay-Z’s first documentary. He also produced “TIME: The Kalief Browder Story.” It followed the story of Kalief Browder, who was accused of theft at age 16 and imprisoned on Riker’s Island for three years while he awaited trial. It won a Peabody Award and a Black Reel Award in 2017. 

“Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” will premiere at 10 p.m. July 30.

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