Trayvon Martin‘s parents breaks their silence since the George Zimmerman verdict by chatting with the media on several different networks. They expressed feelings of shock and disgust after learning of the verdict. They wished that the jurors and public got a chance to know their son Trayvon Martin as a loving kid and human being. They are praying for the strength to forgive as parents and feel that Zimmerman’s family are inauthentic.
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President Obama even weighed in and discussed American race relations for the first time since 2008. Check it out below:
President Obama, surprised many on Friday by addressing the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial. Obama discusses the experience of being a black man in the United States and shares the perspective of African-Americans. President Obama has not spoke extensively about race relations since 2008 and this is the first time he’s truly discussed race relations as a president!
Lil Wayne has issued another apology to the family of Civil Rights icon Emmett Till. Weezy caught hell earlier this year after comparing the Emmett Till’s death to rough sex in Future’s “Karate Chop“.
He performed “Karate Chop” in a recent concert in Nashville and instead of rapping the lyric he says
“I Apologize to the family of Emmett Till.”
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While Wayne had previously issued a statement addressing the lyric, he never said the words “I apologize.”
The firestorm of controversy surrounding the lyric caused Lil Wayne to lose a sponsorship deal with Mountain Dew.
Weezy F Baby‘s “Griffin” shoes cost $75.00 and come in three colors: Black/Gold/White, Red/Black/White, and White/Grey/Blue-White. The “Kondor” shoes cost $100.00 and come in two colors: Red/Black/White and Black/White. And lastly, the “Chimera” shoes cost $125.00 and come in four colors: Black/Red, Yellow/White, White/Red, and Grey/Pink.
Here is the official music video for Lil Wayne‘s “God Bless Amerika” single. The visual, which was directed by Eif Rivera, was shot in Hollygrove, New Orleans on June 15th.
You can find this Cool & Dre-produced song on Weezy F Baby‘s latest album, I Am Not A Human Being II, available in stores and online today!
Click here to check out some behind the scenes footage from the “God Bless Amerika” video shoot and here to view photos.
CNN is reporting that Trayvon Martin’s father says his heart is broken and the nation is in OUTRAGE about George Zimmerman being found NOT GUILTY! The Martin family decided not to attend the final portion of the hearing on Saturday night. A jury of six women acquitted George Zimmerman in the death of son, Trayvon Martin.
Check out what the Martins had to say and the reactions of some of our favorite celebrities after the break! Read More »