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Hip-hop artists continue to show support for Trayvon Martin, despite the verdict of the Zimmerman trial’s jury. Take a look at several artists in support of Martin who have reacted to the jury’s verdict.
Trayvon Martin’s murder and the subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman has sparked passionate debates across the nation. Because race and death is involved, the backlash has been polarizing. Overall, it shows how deeply divided we are in America when it comes to injustice and the way it’s analyzed. Romany Malco of the film Think Like […]
More than a week after the not guilty verdict heard around the world, the Trayvon Martin protests and marches have not subsided, but instead have grown. There were reportedly marches and demonstrations in more than 100 cities across the country that brought out A-list urban superstars and even inspired President Obama to comment on the […]
This past Friday, President Barack Obama gave a deeply personal address about the George Zimmerman verdict and the death of Trayvon Martin. And although many applauded the president for sharing his thoughts on Martin’s death, TV personality Tavis Smiley recently criticized the president, saying he only gave the address because he felt pressured to. “I appreciate and […]
Beyoncé and Jay-Z attend Trayvon Martin rally with Sybrina Fulton, Al Sharpton As previously reported, Trayvon Martin supporters were shocked to see two superstars attend a recent rally sparked by the National Action Network. Jay-Z, 43, and Beyoncé, 31, took to New York City’s 100-city vigil Saturday alongside Al Sharpton and Sybrina Fulton. According […]
Trayvon Martin‘s father, Tracy Martin, joined the National Action Network’s southeast regional chairman and Florida chapter at the Miami “100-city Justice for Trayvon” vigil. Martin was joined by a crowd of hundreds singing the protest song “We Shall Overcome.” He demanded that George Zimmerman, acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter exactly a week ago, should […]
Beyoncé encourages fans to #ActNow for Trayvon Shortly after President Obama spoke candidly on George Zimmerman’s acquittal, a superstar singer shared her thoughts on her website. Beyoncé, 31, is currently at a Trayvon Martin rally in New York City with her husband Jay-Z. The twosome will join Sybrina Fulton and Al Sharpton for the peaceful protest […]
Beyoncé and Jay-Z attend Trayvon Martin rally with Sybrina Fulton, Al Sharpton Beyoncé, 31, is currently at a Trayvon Martin rally in New York City. By her side is her husband Jay-Z as well as her mother Tina Knowles. The Carters are currently alongside Sybrina Fulton and Al Sharpton for the peaceful protest that marks […]
Today, President Barack Obama, surprisingly, addressed George Zimmerman’s acquittal during his daily press briefing in the White House briefing room. He praised Circuit Judge Debra Nelson for acting “in a professional manner” in presiding over the case of the February 2012 shooting death of unarmed Trayvon Martin, 17, in Sanford, Fla. And, the “grace and dignity” of […]