Petition by Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, Change | Rebecca Davis, Daily Maverick | You Tube | Haiti Chery. In a petition signed by 2 million, Trayvon Martin’s parents call for justice and write: “At the age of nine, Trayvon pulled his father from a burning kitchen, saving his life. He loved sports and horseback riding. At only 17 he had a bright future ahead of him with dreams of attending college and becoming an aviation mechanic….” Trayvon was shot dead in Sanford, Florida on Feb 26th by a man called George Zimmerman who has still not been charged or arrested and said Trayvon looked “suspicious.” UPDATE (Huffington Post, Mar 28): Haitian-Americans lead Trayvon Martin march and rally for justice in Little Haiti. UPDATE (MSNBC, Apr 11): George Zimmerman is in custody and will be charged with 2nd degree murder.