Jay-Z vs. George Zimmerman

Social Action 2014

“Rapper Jay Z, who attended last weekend’s “Justice For Trayvon” rally in New York City, has spoken out for the first time on the George Zimmerman verdict with a video interview posted to his YouTube channel. In the interview, conducted by Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson, Jay Z discusses how “angry” he was after the acquittal and describes Zimmerman as a “novice” and a “fucking mall cop” who didn’t know what he was doing the night he followed Trayvon Martin.”*

Rap empresario Jay-Z has been very vocal in his support of Trayvon Martin’s case in George Zimmerman’s trial for killing him, and has finally spoken out on the matter after Zimmerman’s acquittal. ‘Didn’t Trayvon have the right to stand his ground?’ he asked, calling Zimmerman a ‘novice.’ Is Jay-Z correct in his reading of racism in the U.S.? Cnek Uygur breaks it down.

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