Here are photos and video of Jay Z and Beyonce at the Justice For Trayvon Martin rally in New York City from Sat. July 20, 2013. It was one of a hundred rallies organized by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in the aftermath of the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict, acquitting him of second degree murder and manslaughter charges in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Details are below, after the jump.
A video report is above. Beyonce and Jay Z did not speak at the rally, but had shown up to offer support. It was Rev. Sharpton who Tweeted the Instagram photo above of Beyonce and Jay Z alongside the mother of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton, and himself at the rally.
There are more pictures from the rally at Global Grind.
h/t Gossip Cop
- President Obama: Speech on Trayvon Martin Case, George Zimmerman Verdict (Video, Transcript) July 19, 2013
- Trayvon Martin’s Parents Today Show (Video) July 18, 2013 Live Interview with Matt Lauer
- Bruce Springsteen ‘American Skin (41 Shots)’ Trayvon Martin Tribute (Video) Live Concert Performance Limerick, Ireland
- Wyclef Jean ‘Justice (If You’re 17)’ Trayvon Martin Tribute (Music Video)
- Young Jeezy ‘It’s A Cold World’ (Trayvon Martin Tribute) New Music (Audio)
- George Zimmerman Verdict: Reactions to Not Guilty Verdict in Trayvon Martin Case