Justice for Trayvon rally in NYC
Singer Beyonce attends a rally honoring Trayvon Martin outside One Police Plaza in Manhattan on July 20, 2013 in New York City. (Kena Betancur, Getty Images /July 20, 2013)
I advocate for a boycott of rapper and record producer Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce, for their irresponsible impact on modern culture.
Jay-Z's music is violent, racist and reinforces an attitude of aggression and victimization to the black community.
His ill-considered reactions to the George Zimmerman verdict are obvious evidence that he does not deserve his public position of influence.
In my opinion both he and his wife practice a subtle form of racism — happy to take the money of white people but advocating in their music and comments that white people are inherently racist and dangerous to the black community. Not helpful.
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