GUESTS: Sybrina Fulton, Tracy Martin, Joe Cirincione
On February, 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home carrying candy and a can of juice, talking on the phone with a friend and wearing a hoodie when he was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, in Sanford, Florida. The killing of the unarmed teen and the acquittal of Zimmerman sparked national protests and debates about racial profiling, gun laws and self-defense. In this hour, Marty talks with SYBRINA FULTON and TRACY MARTIN, the parents of Trayvon about their new book Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin—personal narratives of the child they raised, lost and the journey of becoming the faces of a social justice movement.Then, President Trump’s National Security advisor Michael Flynn announced yesterday that the United States was “putting Iran on notice” after the country conducted ballistic missile tests over the weekend. The White House says that Iran’s test defy the U.N. Security Council resolution. We’ll talk about the tests, the Trump administration’s response and what it might mean for national security with JOE CIRINCIONE, president of Ploughshares Fund.