UPDATE: Buju "Murder Gays" Banton Concerts
Earlier this month 5 performances where advertised in Florida for Buju Banton, the notorious singer whose lyrics call for the torture and murder of gay men.
So far, due to an outpouring of opposition from Equality Florida members and community allies, management at the venues in Tampa and Orlando have canceled; the Tallahassee event in now listed as withdrawn on the Eventful.com website; Jacksonville management has not responded and Toyota has dropped it's sponsorship of the Miami event.
Here's how you can help:
1)Circulate the petition calling for the venue to cancel:
If you are willing to email decision-makers individually, here is the direct contact info below.
2) Thank Toyota for pulling their sponsorship of the event
|Send email to the Toyota of Hollywood/ Dream Team contact
Clifton Budhan, firstname.lastname@example.org
James L. Knight Ctr.
Miami Convention Ctr.
Global Spectrum Managed Facilities
(305) 416-5970 Office
(305) 416-5974 Direct
Here are the executives of the venue management company:
Here are the Miami City council members:
email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, MSpence@miamigov.com
Here's a sample letter to 103.5 The Beat radio station that is sponsoring the concert:
Dear Mr. Wiggins,
Buju Banton and Beenie Man's homophobia are not a thing of the past.