Artists took to Twitter to express their anger, sadness and frustrations. “Plane landed, turned on my phone, and my heart dropped to the floor,” Taylor Swift tweeted. “Charleston… This is an unbearable loss of lives and innocence.”
Other reactions are below.
Charleston. My heart hurts.
— John Legend (@johnlegend) June 18, 2015
This Charleston shooting is disgusting. Whats going on world? Praying for all the friends and family involved in this awful tragedy.
— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) June 18, 2015
They say pull your pants up, go to church. These people were at church. It don’t get more respectable than that. STILL murdered. Now what?
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) June 18, 2015
Was already weary. Was already heavy hearted. Was already tired. Where can we be safe? Where can we be free? Where can we be black?
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) June 18, 2015