Rihanna, Kanye West, Zendaya, Dawn Richard And More Respond To The Shooting Of Alton Sterling

Rachel Sonis | July 7, 2016 9:41 am

On Tuesday (July 5), Alton Sterling was fatally shot by two police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sterling was selling CDs beside a convenience store when the officials approached him and shot him multiple times for reportedly making threats. He was 37 years old and a father of five.

In light of this tragedy, many celebrities like Rihanna, Kanye West and Drake have taken to social media to share their reactions.

Read some of their responses below.

RIP Alton Sterling 😢  #howmanymore

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Just imagine what the police report said before they knew This was recorded… What a coincidence they saying the body cams did not work, it’s sad! I was found guilty of pointing a gun at the 2 strike force officers in the middle of a full blown raid…. They came at least 7 cops at one time and not a single shot fired! This was b4 cameras was available… I take these situations serious when I see so many of my people losing their lives and freedom to the people they say are suppose to protect us!i got 16 years of probation for being lied on and back and forth to jail under strict supervision has made my life a living hell dealing with the system! Just imagine the people that don’t have a voice! Something has to happen soon …. It can’t just be social media post and conversations when they continue to destroy us like this! #imreadytostandup

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