(The Root) — Twitter is still buzzing about the George Zimmerman verdict handed down last night. Celebrities are weighing in, too, tweeting their condolences, anger and motivational words.
This World is in a miserable condition.
— ErykahBadoula (@fatbellybella) July 14, 2013
Today I am embarrassed to be an American…my heart goes out to the Martin family.
— Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton) July 14, 2013
I am optimistic I am cynical Im angry Im in pain I am motivated Im confused Im scared I am sick of racism & want to do something about it
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) July 14, 2013
Black parents hug your sons right tonight. Let them know their value. This ain’t a black or white thing this is a wrong and right thing.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) July 14, 2013
Short Life .. Everlasting Spirit. R.I.P. Trayvon Martin
— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) July 14, 2013
And our taxes paid for that trial. We just paid to see a murderer walk free after killing an innocent unarmed little boy. #GodBlessAmerica
— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) July 14, 2013
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
My heart hurts