CauseRibbon.com – a social good startup that lets you show support for various causes on your own website by displaying a ribbon on your website or blog – released a new ribbon in support of Trayvon Martin today.
Called “We Wear Hoodies“, the cause ribbon was created in honor of Trayvon Martin. Unless you were hiding under a rock in the United States for the past 2 weeks, you know who Trayvon Martin was.
Trayvon Martin was a teenager in Florida who was shot to death in cold blood by neighborhood vigilante George Zimmerman. The 28 year old Zimmerman pursued and gunned down the 17-year-old Martin after claiming the teen looked ‘suspicious’ (because he was wearing a hoodie).
Later, even Fox News channel’s commentator Geraldo Rivera claimed that Trayvon Martin’s hoodie was as much responsible for his death as the neighborhood watch captain who shot him.
If you think all this perpetuating of stereotype is as bad as causeribbon.com does, then go out and show your support for wearing hoodies, and for Trayvon Martin, by getting the free ribbon for your own blog or site.
Getting the free ribbon is very easy, and can be done in 5 simple steps.
- Visit CauseRibbon.com
- Click the “Select This Ribbon” when you see the “We Wear Hoodies” ribbon.
- In the middle of the page where it says “1 Ribbons Selected” click “Get the Code”
- Now copy the code that is shown, and paste it into your blog or website’s home page html code, just before the </body> ending tag.
- Save it and refresh your home page.
That’s it! You should now see a “We Wear Hoodies” ribbon across your website or blog’s home page in the top right corner.