Celebrities Wear Hoodies in Support of Trayvon Martin
LeBron, Diddy and Chris Brown support the murdered teen.
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Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins and Algernod "Plies" Washington\r - Young Jeezy and Plies both made big statements to raise awareness and bring support to the cause of the senseless killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. In the one month since Martin's death, millions have organized protests across the nation by wearing hooded sweatshirts, like the one that made Martin a target on February 26, 2012, and using social media to spread the message of justice like wildfire.\r\r\rRapper Jeezy told MTV VJ Sway during an interview, "As a community leader and a part of our culture, I feel like we all gotta get together and stop this. I have a son his age, and I feel like that could be any of our children.… I feel the racial line and the tension of it. I get it, but we’re gonna stand strong on the black and the brown side on this one. We’re gonna stan...
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Amar'e Stoudemire\r - @Amareisreal: I got my Hoodie. Stand up! #RIPTrayvonMartin, #justicemustbehad.\r(Photo: Amar'e Stoudemire via Twitter)
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Carmelo Anthony - A Twitpic from @CarmeloAnthony: http://pic.twitter.com/FarNsjq3(Photo: Carmelo Anthony via Twitter)
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Jamie Foxx - @iamjamiefoxx: My hoody will be on forever http://t.co/QypNgODm(Photo: Jamie Foxx via Twitter)
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Sean "Diddy" Combs - @iamdiddy: http://t.co/8fvQwDU3 Everyone Counts #MILLIONHOODIES I Support #TRAYVONMARTIN... RT TO THE WORLD!!(Photo: Diddy via Twitter)
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Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges - @Ludacris: I am Trayvon Martin! http://t.co/Lh4oraLM(Photo: Ludacris via Twitter)
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Keyshia Cole Gibson - @keyshiacole: R.I.P Trayvon Martin God bless your loved ones!!!!! http://t.co/PAOHtML3(Photo: Keyshia Cole via Twitter)
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The Miami Heat\r - The man many called selfish after his much hyped televised "decision" to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat last year led a selfless act, encouraging his teammates to pose for this photo, that he later tweeted with the statement, "#WEWANTJUSTICE." James, who is the father of two young boys said, "It was very emotional, an emotional day for all of us. Taking that picture, we're happy that we're able to shed light on the situation that we feel is unjust." And fellow teammate Dwayne Wade, also a father of two boys, shared, "This situation hit home for me because last Christmas, all my oldest son wanted as a gift was hoodies. So when I heard about this a week ago, I thought of my sons. I'm speaking up because I feel it's necessary that we get past the stereotype of young, Black men." A powerful statement from Tray...
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Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean\r - @THEREALSWIZZZ: Had to Hoodie up for Trayvon http://t.co/IcjmRsfp what a sad situation ! Blessing to his fam.\r(Photo: Swizz Beatz via Twitter)
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Cornell "Nelly" Haynes\r - Rapper Nelly posted to his Facebook wall on Friday, March 23, 2012: Sign the petition demand justice 4 #TRAYVONMARTIN #MILLIONHOODIES http://www.change.org/petitions/prosecute-the-killer-of-our-son-17-year-old-trayvon-martin along with this image of himself.\r(Photo: Nelly via Facebook)