Celebrities, from actors and musicians to athletes, as well as the community are coming out in response to the Baltimore riots over social media. Reactions are divided.
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Don’t fall for the media trap of demonizing protestors. Power concedes nothing without demand & riot is the language of the oppressed.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) April 25, 2015
Brutality BEEN a problem. We been screaming it for decades. It’s just now a hot topic cuz we all have cameras & these cops getting filmed. — Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) April 26, 2015
Having witnessed the LA riots first hand I know this is not the solution. Baltimore Stop the Violence! — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) April 28, 2015
Hate to see Baltimore going thru what my hometown of Ferguson went thru. Change is necessary, but violence and destruction is not the answer — CedricTheEntertainer (@CedEntertainer) April 27, 2015
As a society, we must take care of our young ppl, even during moments of anger. Let us embrace them with love during this very painful time. — Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) April 28, 2015
Consider that what we see in Baltimore is yet ANOTHER demonstration of OUR FAILURES as a society-Look not at the incidents but the ISSUES — Iyanla Vanzant (@IyanlaVanzant) April 28, 2015
What’s going on in Baltimore is honestly hurting my heart!!!! I’m praying for the city in a whole….I promote Peace not War!!!! — Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) April 28, 2015
We’ll update this article as the story evolves.