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BET Awards 2012: Jamie Foxx wears Trayvon Martin shirt

Jamie Foxx speaks onstage during the 2012 BET Awards on July 1, 2012, in Los Angeles. Getty

(CBS News) Jamie Foxx threw his support behind Trayvon Martin at the BET Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Foxx sported a red T-shirt with a black-and-white image of the Florida teen, who was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in February. The photo featured Martin in his now-famous hoodie.

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The 44-year-old actor/singer also wore the shirt on stage as he presented an award, another sign intended to make a statement on the controversial matter that has taken the nation by storm.

Back in February, Foxx voiced his support for Martin's family after their 17-year-old son was killed.

Foxx, meanwhile, has a big year coming up career-wise. He's starring in Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," due around the holidays. He's also attached to the upcoming Bruce Willis film, "Kane & Lynch."

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