In light of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, music icon Stevie Wonder has put his values and principles on the line against Stand Your Ground laws around the country. Wonder has vowed not to perform in any state in which the law is recognized.
The circumstances, which moved the Grammy award winner to make the announcement, is an illustration of how creative and business decisions are influenced by many seemingly unrelated but important elements, such as values, ethics, culture, socioeconomic, and government policies.
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