Fashion Statement: Hoodies for Trayvon Martin

April 10, 2012

It may not be a fashion trend, but lately this particular item has been a fashion statement. Hoodies: More specifically, hoodies in support of Trayvon Martin. The 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch for looking suspicious, has blown up in the media. Celebrities have turned to social networking sites to capture and express their support; the reactions have been plentiful and heartfelt. In a little over a month since Martin’s death, millions have organized protests across the nation by wearing hooded sweatshirts, like the one that made Martin a target on February 26, 2012. Pictured below are just a handful of the celebs who have voiced their support via social media.

@iamjamiefoxx: My hoody will be on forever ;

@iamdiddy: Everyone Counts #MILLIONHOODIES I Support #TRAYVONMARTIN… RT TO THE WORLD ;

@Ludacris: I am Trayvon Martin!

The Miami Heat in support, tweeted: #WeWantJustice ;

Singer Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr and posted this image and the short message: “suspicious black.”

Chris Brown retweeted this image of himself on stage from one of his many fans, @ChrisBrownSpot: “CHRIS BROWN & FRIENDS ROCKING HOODIES IN SUPPORT OF TRAYVON MARTIN! #MillionHoodieMarch #JusticeForTrayvon

Florida native, Plies even dedicated a song named, “We Are Trayvon,” which he released via Twitter:


-Ashlee M. @AshKnowsTheDJ


Photo’s via BET @!032612-celebs-wear-hoodies-trayvon-amare-stoudemire

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