“Even with videotaped evidence of police destroying black people, many freedom-loving Americans remain unconvinced of a systematic problem.”- Jesse Williams
By now, whether you saw it on the news, social media, or were directly in the community, everyone has heard the tragic story of Alton Sterling.
Sterling, a 37 year-old man who sold CDs outside of a Baton Rouge convenience store, was pinned down by cops, stunned and shot 6 times by officers. He was left to die, according to reports from the convenience store owner.
As news spread, reactions began to be expressed on social media. People wanted answers. Amongst those reactions were celebrities like Zendaya Coleman, Chris Brown, Gary Owen, The Game, Colin Kaepernick and more seeking answers and expressing disgust.
Here are a few posts from celebs regarding #AltonSterling: