Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, will speak at Colorado State University on February 19 at 7 p.m. in the Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom as part of Black History Month. The event is hosted by CSU’s Black/African American Cultural Center and RamEvents.

Since the death of her 17-year-old son in 2012, Fulton  dedicated her life to transforming family tragedy into social change. The publicity surrounding Martin’s death and the ensuing trial catapulted the country into national debate about racial profiling, gun violence and civil advocacy.

Read the story of Trayvon Martin according to Wikipedia.

Tickets are free for CSU community members and $5 for the general public.