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Bruce Springsteen Dedicated "American Skin (41 Shots)" To Trayvon Martin

"You can get killed just for living in your American skin."

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Springsteen opened the song announcing to the crowd "I want to send this one out as a letter back home. For justice for Trayvon Martin."

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The refrain of the song being especially poignant in light of the Trayvon Martin verdict:

Well, is it a gun, is it a knife
Is it a wallet, this is your life
It ain't no secret (it ain't no secret)
No secret my friend
You can get killed just for living in your American skin

Similarly, Stevie Wonder spoke to a crowd while performing in Quebec over the weekend, saying "we can let our voices be heard and vote in our various countries around the world for change and equality."

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This is not the first time Springsteen has dedicated this song to Trayvon Martin. Springsteen has been dedicating the song to Martin regularly since last year.


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