David Banner reflects on the fact that these tragedies happen everyday in black communities. Banner believes there isn’t a peaceful route to go about at this point. He said,”The difference between being a cop and being black is that I can’t choose to be black or not.” Police officers choose their profession and now are taking advantage. Banner wants all rappers, actors and others to get together to be more powerful. He fears for lives everyday and tells Smiley that a strategy needs to be made offline amongst entertainers without any media presence.
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Celebrities React To The Shooting Death Of Alton Sterling By Police
1. Zendaya was one of the first celebs to react on social media.
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How many more times must this happen for us to matter? How many more must we lose?— Zendaya (@Zendaya) July 6, 2016
BLACK. LIVES. MATTER. #AltonSterling
2. Diggy Simmons shared his feelings on Twitter.Source: 2 of 11
3. Wiz Khalifa has a message for the people.Source: 3 of 11
4. Iggy Azalea tweeted for justiceSource: 4 of 11
5. Activist Deray Mckesson shared his disbelief.
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#AltonSterling could've been me, or you, or my uncle, or my father. & they killed him so easily. It was just so easy for them to kill him.— deray (@deray) July 6, 2016
6. Karrueche shared her condolences.
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Love and prayers to Baton Rouge #AltonSterling— Karrueche Tran (@karrueche) July 6, 2016
7. Amy Schumer sent her love.Source: 7 of 11
8. NBA star Jeremy Lin expressed his frustration.Source: 8 of 11
9. Angie Martinez expressed her shock.
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Watching a murder on twitter is not ok man. Heartbreaking. And Infuriating. God help us all. #AltonSterling— Angie Martinez (@angiemartinez) July 6, 2016
10. Tyler James Williams shared his thoughts
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And yet again....like clock work.... #AltonSterling— Tyler James Williams (@TylerJamesWill) July 6, 2016
11. Busta Rhymes vented on Instagram.Source: 11 of 11