Parents of Trayvon Martin to Speak In Tampa

The teen's parents will be part of a forum about the Stand Your Ground law at Beulah Baptist Institutional Church.

The National Bar Association is sponsoring an event at Beulah Baptist Institutional Church in Tampa, according to an article on TBO.com. Trayvon Martin's parents will be speaking at the event, which is free and open to the public.

Martin was shot and killed on Feb. 26, in Sanford. The case has sparked a lot of conversation around the Stand Your Ground law as well as neighborhood watch programs.

South Tampa Patch has covered our neighborhood watch programs in relation to National Night Out. Does your neighborhood have a watch program? Is it effective? Tell your neighbors about it in the comments section below.

If you're interested in attening today's event, Beulah Baptist Institutional Church is located at  1006 W. Cypress St., in Tampa. The event is scheduled to last from noon to 4 p.m.


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