50 Billboards Protested by Los Angeles ActivistsThe rapper is featured on the billboard, shirtless and with his back to the viewer, holding a gun in his left hand and a mic in his right. But it's the placement of the ads that has LA residents up in arms armed for war; in a state of hostility.
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"We're calling upon Paramount Pictures to remove these billboards out of our neighborhood and from this city," Najee Ali, who organized a rally against the ads on Tuesday [October 25], told the AP.
Project Islamic HOPE, The National Action Network, Justice for Murdered Children, the local NAACP NAACP
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Oldest and largest U.S. civil rights organization. It was founded in 1909 to secure political, educational, social, and economic equality for African Americans; W.E.B. Du Bois and Ida B. , Stop the Violence Increase the Peace and Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson collectively issued a statement criticizing the campaign and threatening to organize a boycott boycott, concerted economic or social ostracism of an individual, group, or nation to express disapproval or coerce change. The practice was named (1880) after Capt. of the film, if all the ads featuring 50 holding a gun are not removed.
"It's irresponsible for Paramount Pictures to promote and market a movie that glorifies carrying guns," the statement said, according to United Press International.
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