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Lebron James Heads Up Social Media Reaction To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

November 25, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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Moments after Monday’s grand jury’s decision not to prosecute officer Darrin Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

A number of sports personalities and celebrities took to social media to voice their frustration with the decision.

NBA super star LeBron James took to social media to express the sadness he felt for the family of Michael Brown and the chaos that ensued in Ferguson.

The grand jury decided not to prosecute officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

The decision was announced on Monday night while the Cleveland Cavaliers’ we’re playing the Orlando Magic.

Right after the game, James Tweeted his frustration at the decision.

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Back in September, James told CNN for him it was personal because he has two sons and how he would feel if they ‘left home to go anywhere, you expect your kids to return and they don’t return.

James said, “We know racism is still alive and the only thing I can do as a role model, I feel like I’m a leader in society, is to my kids and teach the people that follow me what the right way is.’

Another NBA legend spoke out Monday night, Magic Johnson to express his disappointment in the situation transpiring in Ferguson.

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‘We must work together to stop the unnecessary loss of young men of color. Justice was not served in Ferguson,’ he tweeted.

Tennis star Serena Williams tweeted her shock. ‘Wow. Just wow. Shameful. What will it take???,’ she posted.

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NFL star Reggie Bush Tweeted,
‘I guess we shouldn’t be surprised anymore when stuff like this happens!’ the Detroit Lions running back wrote.

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Producer and singer Pharrell Williams said: ‘I’m heartbroken over the news of no indictment in Ferguson. Let’s all pray for peace.’

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Comedian Nick Cannon tweeted: ‘No need for the gas, we already had tears’, while will.i.am wrote: ‘I just found about the verdict… I feel sick to my stomach…I’m angry and confused…I feel betrayed… America is lost’.

Pop star Katy Perry reacted to the news tweeting: ‘Sending my prayers to Ferguson & praying for an equal America.’

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