Beyonce, Jay Z, Al Sharpton Join Trayvon Martin Rally in New York


Beyoncé and Jay Z embraced their political passions as they joined protesters standing up against the death of Trayvon Martin.

The musical power couple attended a rally in New York City on Saturday to speak out against the Stand Your Ground laws that led to George Zimmerman being acquitted for the murder of African-American 17-year-old last week.

They joined forces with activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton, who introduced them as ‘two of the baddest artists of all time’ to the huge gathering.

‘Jay Z and Beyoncé said they didn’t want to speak and they didn’t come for a photo op,’ Sharpton continued, reported the Huffington Post. ‘Beyoncé put a beautiful message up on Instagram. Let me tell you, that before a lot of you were down, Jay Z always supported us.
‘Jay Z told me, “I’m a father. Beyoncé is a mother.” We all feel the pain and apprehension – the laws must protect everybody, or it doesn’t protect anybody. We do not come from hate, we come from love of children.’

Their presence came a day after Beyoncé tweeted, ‘#actnow4Trayvon,’ to her 10 million Twitter followers, along with details of how to join the protest and log onto to sign a petition.

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