Trayvon’s Parents to Speak in Sanford

The parents of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, shot by a neighborhood-watch volunteer a month ago, will return to Sanford, Fla., Monday to speak. The slow-simmering case was brought to a boil in part through celebrities’ efforts, and Martin’s parents will be flanked by Baltimore Ravens player Ray Lewis and basketball legend Patrick Ewing when they speak at a city meeting Monday. Civil-rights leaders such as the Rev. Jesse Jackson have also spoken in support of the family, and Jackson said Sunday that “we as a nation have become much too violent.”