This morning we discovered the news that comedic actors Jamie Foxx and Cedric the Entertainer is scheduled to attend the “Day of Remembrance Community Peace Walk and Forum,” which is being hosted by foundation created by the teen’s parents.
The event, which was scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday EST at Ives Estate Park in Miami, will focus on “motivating youth on peaceful conflict resolutions instead of gun violence,” the firm for the family stated in a statement. The following evening, the foundation plans to hold a remembrance dinner at the DoubleTree Miami Airport Hotel’s convention center.
Foxx won an Oscar for his role as Ray Charles in the 2004 biopic “Ray,” and is also a singer-songwriter and comedian, and is currently enjoying his win at the NAACP Image Awards as The Entertainer Of The Year in Django Unchained. Foxx is also planning on attending the Oscars this year for his latest film Django Unchained which is nominated for numerous awards.
Cedric the Entertainer is famed for his stand up comedy, as well as numerous roles in television and movies, and is currently promoting his new show The Soul Man which is about to begin production on season 2..
Trayvon was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in a Sanford townhouse community on Feb. 26. Prosecutors say Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder, profiled and killed the teen. Zimmerman says he fired in self defense. The case, which sparked protests and rallies last year, is set for trial in June.
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