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Macklemore Pays Tribute to Trayvon Martin at AMAs, Calls for End of Racial Profiling

Truth rating: 10
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Macklemore used his acceptance speech at Sunday’s American Music Awards to pay tribute to Trayvon Martin and call for the end of racial profiling.

Alongside performing partner Ryan Lewis, the rapper was shown on screen via satellite in Florida after winning Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop album for The Heist, and said since he was “sitting here in front of millions of people, I’d like to address something extremely important to me.”

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Chris Brown Identifies with Trayvon Martin, Says Jay Z “Gets A Pass” For Stabbing Someone and Selling Drugs

Truth rating: 10
(JET)

Chris Brown says he identifies with Trayvon Martin and alleges that Jay Z has been unfairly given the benefit of the doubt compared to himself in a new cover interview with JET.

PHOTO: Beyonce and Jay-Z Attend Trayvon Martin Rally, Meet with Mom Sybrina Fulton

Truth rating: 10
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Beyonce and Jay-Z showed their support for Trayvon Martin on Saturday, attending a “Justice For Trayvon” rally in New York, and meeting with the slain teenager’s mother Sybrina Fulton.

The event was one of a hundred rallies organized by Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network across the country on Saturday, a week after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of murdering Martin in a verdict that’s sparked controversy and debate.

President Obama: Trayvon Martin “Could Have Been Me 35 Years Ago” (FULL VIDEO)

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President Obama addressed the Trayvon Martin case on Friday, voicing support for the legal process that found George Zimmerman not guilty of murder, but speaking to the frustration and pain felt by African-Americans in a country where race remains a complicated, emotional issue.

Farrah Abraham: Who Is Trayvon Martin, Have I Met Her? (LISTEN HERE)

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LISTEN

Farrah Abraham does not know who Trayvon Martin is, and her obliviousness was revealed in cringeworthy fashion during an interview on “Matty P’s Radio Happy Hour.”

Listen here.

Bruce Springsteen Dedicates “41 Shots” Song to Trayvon Martin — WATCH VIDEO

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VIDEO

Bruce Springsteen dedicated “American Skin (41 Shots)” to Trayvon Martin at a concert in Ireland on Tuesday.

“I want to send this out as a letter back home, for justice for Trayvon Martin,” the musician told the crowd.

George Zimmerman Juror B-37 Reveals Jury Vote To Anderson Cooper (VIDEO)

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VIDEO

Anderson Cooper spoke with George Zimmerman trial juror B-37 on Monday night, and the anonymous woman provided insight into how the jury arrived at their not guilty verdict in the murder of Trayvon Martin.

Watch the video here.

President Obama Statement on George Zimmerman Verdict: “A Jury Has Spoken”

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President Obama has released a statement on the George Zimmerman not guilty trial verdict in the wake of the public uproar about the decision.

After Zimmerman was acquitted of second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, Obama addressed the jury’s decision to the media.

Check out what he said here.

Beyonce Holds Moment of Silence For Trayvon Martin at Nashville Concert

Truth rating: 10
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Beyonce asked for a moment of silence in honor of Trayvon Martin at her concert in Nashville on Saturday, when a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering the slain teenager.

Celebrities React To George Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict

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Celebrities are taking to Twitter to react to George Zimmerman being found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin.

Check out what stars are saying about the verdict here.

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