Best known for their historic covers dedicated to black awareness, Ebony Magazine goes back to their roots and shines light on the Trayvon Martin case for their September 2013 issue.
The magazine has four cover features, three of those covers feature a prominent black male celebrity with his son(s) wearing a hoodie. Pictured above: Hollywood Director Spike Lee and his son Jackson — Actor Boris Kodjoe and his son Nicolas — Basketball player Dwyane Wade is pictured with his two sons Zaire and Zion.
The other cover features Trayvon’s Parents, Sabrina Fulton and Tracy Martin along with Trayvon’s older brother Jahvaris Fulton.
Ebony released these statements with the various covers on Instagram, saying:
Our groundbreaking September 2013 issue will explore concerns around racial bias, how to find solutions for those concerns and how to heal and move forward. We are honored to have Trayvon’s parents and his brother, Jahvaris Fulton, grace the cover of our subscribers’ issue.
In response to the watershed moment experienced by the Black community after the “not-guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, EBONY magazine has devoted four separate September 2013 cover issues to Trayvon Martin and explores the “Stand Your Ground” laws.