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They dedicated a song at the Oscars to the Parkland shooting victims


The Parkland school brutal shooting took center stage at the Dolby Theater during the Oscars on Sunday night after artists and activists paid tribute to the 17 people murdered on Valentine’s Day in Florida.

Dave Chappelle introduced Common and Andra Day as they stood alongside 10 community activists.

The artists performed their Oscar-nominated song “Stand Up for Something,” which debuted in the movie "Marshall," Miami Herald reported.

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"On Oscar night, this is the dream we tell. A land where dreamers live and freedom dwells. Immigrants get the benefits. We put up monuments for the feminists,” Common said in introducing the song.

“Tell the NRA, they're in God's way and to the people of Parkland we say: ashay. Sentiments of love for the people from Africa, Haiti to Puerto Rico."

Some of the activists that made their voices heard on stage included members from the Equal Justice Initiative, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, United Farm Workers of America, Sandy Hook Promise, Black Lives Matter, and the Me Too movement, according to The Academy.

My view: Florida, we're all praying for you, keep talking about the tragic incident, don't give up until something good is done. Don't vote for any politician that's not on your side, as some of them are patiently waiting for you to forget about the horrific killings, so they can move on as usual. DON'T GIVE UP THIS TIME.

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