In March 2016 Jay Z announced he would produce a six part documentary chronicling the life and death of Trayvon Martian. The dco is now ready for the public.
Trayvon dies after being shot in Stanford Florida by George Zimmerman, February 2012. The case went to trial and ended with Zimmerman being acquitted in July of 2012. According to Zimmerman it was self defense and Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law would become his legal teams battle cry and victory. The verdict sparked outrage and gave life to moments like Black Lives Matter.
According to The New York Times, the first episode of Rest in Power will air at 10 p.m. ET on both BET and the Paramount Network. And if you have cable, you can use your login information to stream the episode in real time on the Paramount Network’s website. If you don’t have cable, you can stream the documentary live on apps like DirecTV Now.