Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, Megan Good and Other Celebrities Participate in #BLACKOUTIG, A Show of Support for Trayvon Martin

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In what is being called #BLACKOUTG, many celebrities including Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, Megan Good have joined in with other Instagrammers all over the world to show support for 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who was killed last year because of racial profiling in Sanford, Florida.

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As the defense team presented its final argument yesterday, today the jury could begin deliberations in the case against George Zimmerman who is on trial for murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Since last night, many people and celebrities have taken over social media networks to show their support for Trayvon Martin. On Instagram, the #BLACKOUTIG movement has taken over many are visibly showing their support for Trayvon Martin by taking off their profile pics on Instagram and replacing it with a black picture instead.

Check out the pictures below from Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, Megan Good and other celebrities who are supporting the #BLACKOUTIG movement:

 

Kevin Hart

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 Meek Mill

Megan Good

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Letoya Luckett

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Porsha Stewart (Real Housewives of Atlanta)

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Erica Dixon (Love and Hip Hop Atlanta)

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At Freddy O, we applaud these efforts of solidarity to show support for Trayvon Martin. We strongly hope that these efforts of solidarity against civil injustice will continue today past this case.

What are your thoughts on the #BLACKOUTIG movement? Will you be taking down your pic on Instagram or “blacking out” your pic on another social media network to show your support? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

 

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  1. I get it but then I don’t. Blacking out IG pics won’t bring justice for Trayvon. The jurors are sequestered. They’re not doing anything but eating Florida Vs. Zimmerman for bfast, lunch & dinner. They CAN’T get on IG and be influenced by these posts- as well intended as they are. Truth is: 5 white and 1 latina maybe black woman will determine the verdict in this case. Put your IG pics up and if anything, go take some self defense classes with your kids and obtain a license to legally carry a firearm. Them Black Panthers had it right when it came to us protecting/defending our own.

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