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"Trayvoning" Is A New Horrible Trend Where Teenagers Reenact Trayvon Martin’s Death Photo

Why?

1. “Trayvoning” is a disturbing new social media trend that’s been cropping up on Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr over the last week or so.


Creepy Ass Cracker

@evil_laurel

Trayvoning


Semiz.â„¢

@KloudView

Trayvoning

3. A lot of the users doing it are referring to it as a follow-up to a meme like planking or Tebowing.


Michael Medrano

@M_L_M_3

#Trayvoning


George W. Kush

@BasedProphet_

Too early or nah? @kylegotjokes #Trayvoning

5. Local news affiliate Fox 40 in Sacramento picked up the story over the weekend.


RIP The Jon

@JonKendrick_

… RT @MeinTrout: #Trayvoning

Trayvoning

— Jimmy (@AyoJimb0)

Jimmy

@AyoJimb0

Trayvoning

7. James Shelby, president of the Greater Sacramento Urban League, told Fox 40 that “Trayvoning” is a prime example about why kids need better education about race relations in America.

First there was #planking then there was #tebowing and now there is #Trayvoning

— Shawn (@DudeImShawn)

Shawn

@DudeImShawn

First there was #planking then there was #tebowing and now there is #Trayvoning

ȁc@Hold_My_Dixie: Define Trayvoningȁd

— Christopher (@Christopoopers)

Christopher

@Christopoopers

ȁc@Hold_My_Dixie: Define Trayvoningȁd

9. It’s similar to the last controversial selfie trend, Hernandezing, where users would imitate Aaron Hernandez’s arrest photo.

Trayvoning

— GENE Lemoine (@wubbahlicious)

GENE Lemoine

@wubbahlicious

Trayvoning

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Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.
 
 
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