‘Hoodie’ Tribute to Trayvon Martin; Tom Joyner/Listeners Rally for Slain Teen

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As a tribute to the slain Florida teenager Trayvon Mitchell, nearly 3,000 passengers on the 2012 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage presented by Ford paused for a moment of silence, and draped their heads with their hands or clothes to represent Martin’s hoodie. While the cruise is traditionally, titled with the “Party with a Purpose” to support students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the sense of community rallying around Martin took hold as the ship was leaving Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale.

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