Celebs React to George Zimmerman Verdict on Twitter
Saturday (Jul. 13), a jury in Sanford, Florida acquitted George Zimmerman of all charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. This verdict was a highly controversial one, sparking mass protests and intense debate. Like all breaking news stories these days, millions of people jumped on Twitter to offer their reactions last night. Here is what some of America’s biggest entertainers, athletes, and musicians had to say.
This is not “only” about race. This is about laws that allow racist acts to go unpunished. We must change laws that promote injustice
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) July 14, 2013