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Boycott Jay-Z and Beyonce

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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.

Robert Post

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