Smithsonian Museum Dismissed Trayvon Martin Hoodie Exhibit.

Will The Smithsonian Museum Be The Final Resting Place For Trayvon Martin's Hoodie In The Near Future?

Trayvon Martin, 17-year-old teen shot and killed on February 26, 2012  by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.

   Over the course of a few days, there have been much speculation as to whether Trayvon Martin Hoodie will be displayed at the Smithsonian Museum here in Washington D.C.

   However, The Smithsonian released this statement Friday August 2, 2013 via Facebook:

   "The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is not currently seeking to add Trayvon Martin's hoodie to its collection. We recognize that certain items related to the Trayvon Martin trail could one day have historical value and provide a way to study and discuss race in America. Acquiring any object for our museum involves rigorous consultation with team of museum historians and curators. Any items connected to the Trayvon Martin case-should they even become available-would have to go through that lengthy process."

The hoodie Trayvon Martin was wearing when he died.
   I personally would like to see Trayvon's hoodie displayed here at the Smithsonian Museum. I think this tragedy should be remember for years to come. I think everyone should be reminded that racial profiling is real and present today. Racial profiling is wrong and should never be done.  Share your thoughts. Would you like to see an exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum dedicated to Trayvon Martin?

Resource: Smithsonian Museum Facebook Page,  LA times

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