Celebrities react to Ferguson grand jury decision

Celebs React to Ferguson Decision

A grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown sparked a quick response from many on Monday evening.

Dozens of celebrities took to Twitter and Instagram to voice their opinions and share their thoughts about the controversial court ruling.

See what famous faces from Spike Lee to Katherine Heigl to Angela Basset had to say about #Ferguson and Michael Brown.

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Celebrities react to Ferguson grand jury decision
Feeling stuck all the way over here in Sydney seeing the news just now... Sending my prayers to Ferguson & praying for an equal America.
As a society how do we do better and stop things like this happening time after time!! I'm so sorry to these families. Violence is not the answer people. Retaliation isn't the solution as well. #PrayersUpToTheFamilies #WeHaveToDoBetter
rest easy
I'm heartbroken over the news of no indictment in Ferguson. Let's all pray for peace.
All my love is with the family of Michael Brown. I applaud their strength and courage, mourn their loss, pray they see justice and change.
Can't even begin to understand how this can happen.
The system that instills & protects white supremacy wins again. Humanity loses...No justice. I pray for Mike Brown & his family. So sad.
"The grand jury gave up their lives." Mike Brown's life was taken from 153 ft. I guess after 6 bullets he was still a threat. 6 more.
Just leaving yoga and hearing about the verdict of grand jury. Citizens please begin with prayer breathe be thoughtful. And safe
A murder isn't even going to trial. We have so much to fix in this country. BLACK LIVES MATTER. #FergusonDecision
So many things are backwards in this world. It breaks my heart.
" A system cannot fail those it was never meant to protect " W.E.B. DuBois. http://t.co/1OCKbrJaTb
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Heavy heart, angry soul... we matter. ALL our lives matter. Hear us, feel us, respect us... ALL
Some things in life are sad, but not surprising. #FergusonDecision
The scary part is he believes what he is saying WOW When he rattled off how many times an UNARMED child was shot DID HE LISTEN 2 HIS WORDS?
I'm shocked & saddened by this decision. I'm so sorry Ferguson. And my heart breaks for #MichaelBrown and his family. #nojustice #myopinion
Watching in my hometown thinking of the Browns and hoping the community here respects their son's memory with peace. #PeaceInFerguson
Justice for people of color in America has never come in the form of a sprint, but always in the form of a marathon. #DearFerguson
BE PEACEFUL PEOPLE! Show our STRENGTH by respecting Michael Brown's parents wishes.
#ToRecap, violence is okay if you feel threatened. Provided you don't use violence when you feel threatened. #Ferguson
The people who say there is no excuse for violence seem to forget that it was violence that started all of this! #TeamDl
My Heart is still heavy after last night... But I come from a Praying family! & the Power of Prayer🙏 #Ferguson
#FergusonVerdict Prayers to #MikeBrownsfamily and my city. Unwarranted violence will help not help this situation. The Family wants peace.
His name is #MikeBrown and we should NEVER forget what happened to him 108 days ago in #Ferguson http://t.co/9uxwKwNn1w
Violence is NOT the answer. #Pray #Ferguson
My heart and sympathy goes out to Michael Browns family. They're words and actions are remarkable considering their deep sorrow and grief.
Sending prayers of peace in Ferguson...

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