Yesterday, the decision was made not to indict Eric Garner‘s killer, a white cop, who choked him to death in New York. The decision has many shocked and baffled after video footage of Garner being choked while he shouted, “I can’t breathe,” surfaced and the coroner declared his death a homicide.
Many celebrities have used their voice to sound of through music like Alicia Keys, and other’s through instagram and twitter like John Legend, Diddy, and Q-Tip.
Take a look at what they had to say about the failure to indict the officer and what other celebrities thought of the decision.
as much as these times we are in provoke division and hate… the time couldn’t be better to UNITE and create TRUE change & equality
— B.o.B (@bobatl) December 3, 2014
I am stunned by the failure to indict Eric Garner’s killer.
— John Legend (@johnlegend) December 3, 2014
I guess seeing ain’t believing… Good luck w/those cop body cameras! That ain’t gonna mean jack!
— QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) December 3, 2014
This is when i think about EVERY single black man i know and pray. This shit hurts deep deep down.
— AZEALIA BANKS (@AZEALIABANKS) December 3, 2014
its funny to see people Like Igloo Australia silent when these things happen… Black Culture is cool, but black issues sure aren’t huh? — AZEALIA BANKS (@AZEALIABANKS) December 4, 2014