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Should More Music Acts Join Stevie Wonder’s Florida Boycott?

July 18th, 2013

(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

By Moriba Cummings

Trayvon Martin is dead, George Zimmerman is acquitted and many are unsatisfied with the verdict. In hope of justice, Americans throughout the nation have gathered in the streets of New York City, San Francisco and Atlanta, to name a few, to march in Trayvon’s honor. In addition to these peaceful protests, various celebrities have expressed their distaste for the verdict with Stevie Wonder even going the extra mile and officially announcing that he will never perform in the state of Florida again until the “Stand Your Ground” law is eradicated. In regards to Wonder’s bold and thought-provoking statement, one cannot help but wonder, “Should other celebrities follow suit?” Read the rest of this entry »

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