The citizens of Ferguson, Missouri aren't the only ones speaking out after an unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer. Now, celebrities are taking to Twitter and reacting to the shooting and protests that have sprung up in the St. Louis suburb.
From John Legend to Mia Farrow, stars aren't holding back when it comes to giving their opinions on Ferguson's current state of affairs.
Here's a few of the outspoken messages from celebrities:
Police in #Ferguson - you are not supposed to point loaded weapons at unarmed citizens who are protesting peacefully— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) August 14, 2014
Sending love and support to the citizens of Ferguson, who are in pain and asking for change.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) August 14, 2014
What's happening in #Ferguson is devastating. Wow.— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) August 14, 2014
What's really scary is there are some people angrier about the mistreatment of animals than what happened in Ferguson, MO.— terrycrews (@terrycrews) August 14, 2014
Tear gas in Ferguson last night??? When does this end?— Andy Cohen (@Andy) August 14, 2014
Thinking of the people of Ferguson, MO tonight & sending love. I hope they all remain safe, & that they're not disturbed in their mission.— Martha Plimpton (@MarthaPlimpton) August 14, 2014
nothing makes me more ashamed of america than the abuse of power. our country is supposed to be ruled by laws, not the gestapo. #Ferguson— moby (@thelittleidiot) August 14, 2014
Ferguson, another sad moment for America. To stop this from happening again, police sensitivity training should be our demand + their focus.— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) August 14, 2014