July 20, 2013 4:50 PM
Thousands gathered in dozens of cities around countries to mourn the unarmed black teenager shot to death early last year, and to add their voices to a debate on race that his death has set off. The king and queen of music had one name on their minds Saturday morning: Trayvon Martin. One week after a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murder and manslaughter charges, Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z joined protestors in New York City to kick off a nationwide rally in support of the slain teenager. A senior G20 official said advanced G20 economies are ready to commit to numerical targets for public debt reduction after 2016 to boost investor confidence and create better conditions for economic growth.