(BET) A Florida activist group recently launched a satirical pair of ads advocating voting and denouncing the violence that led to the high-profile killings of young Black men, like Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.
As part of the Dream Defenders’ "Vote or Vest" campaign, a billboard displaying a mock-sale event for bulletproof vests for boys was put up at a busy intersection in Tallahassee.
"No one wants to live in a world where bulletproof vests are the norm," reads a description on the campaign website. "Vote on November 4th (and earlier, in Florida and most states), and let’s together take a stand on laws, like Stand Your Ground, that create fear and insecurity in our communities."
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