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Dwyane Wade and sons grace Ebony mag cover in support of Trayvon Martin

In the wake of the Zimmerman trial which found the George Zimmerman not guilty of killing 17 year old Trayvon Martin, the controversial stand your ground law and racial profiling were hot topics in America.

Everyone from athletes, entertainers, politicians and joe public was outraged at the verdict. But more importantly, the verdict sparked a new round of conversations being had in non white homes all over America; How to deal with society as a young black male.

We’ve seen what the Miami Heat did last season when they donned hoodies in support of Trayvon Martin and bringing George Zimmerman to trial. Wade was also one of the first athletes to publicly say something about the verdict via his twitter feed.

Now he and other celebrities are on the cover of Ebony magazine wearing hoodies, asking the world to never forget and more importantly, where do we go from here?

About Ed

Ed is one half of the Sports Brothers. He has been in the radio industry for 14 years working in several formats including urban and talk. Upon returning to Miami in 2006 and working at WTPS, he and Jeff Fox were paired up and started The Sports Brothers.