Empire’s Jussie Smollett has an Inspirational and Emotional Talk With Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s Mother + Why She’s Endorsing Hillary Clinton for President

Listeners call into Sway in the Morning every day to talk to their favorite actors, rappers, comedians or whoever is on the show, today we had an extra special caller phone in to speak to our guest Jussie Smollett. Enduring incredible pain and hardship in 2012 as her son Trayvon Martin was fatally shot, Sybrina Fulton has gone on to triumphantly tell her story and advocate against senseless gun violence in America.

Texting back and forth regularly, Sybrina speaks on her love for Smollett and how he uses his voice to evoke change in the world. Jussie also shares his love for Fulton as he speaks volumes about the way she holds her head high and is also using her message for a positive change in communities around the country.

Ending the conversation by first sharing her love of Sway in the Morning, Fulton speaks on why she is backing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for President. Fulton tells us that Clinton is the only one who truly cares and listens to issues surrounding senseless gun violence. She reveals that Clinton has taken time to meet with not only her but also the mothers of Eric Garner, Jordan Davis, Dontre Hamilton and Hadiya Pendleton, all victims of gun violence.


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