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During a concert Sunday in Quebec City, soul legend Stevie Wonder announced he would not be performing in Florida until its controversial Stand Your Ground laws were repealed.

Those laws have been widely credited with contributing to the aquittal of George Zimmerman, the admitted shooter of Trayvon Martin. Although many have argued that Stand Your Ground had no bearing on the trial, Ta-Nehisi Coates pointed out in his article “Trayvon Martin and the Irony of American Justice” that it was in fact cited in the instructions to the jury.

You can watch Wonder’s speech in the video above, and read it transcribed below:

http://www.complex.com/music/2013/07/stevie-wonder-boycott-florida-until-stand-your-ground-law-is-abolished

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