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1. The Black Community Is Reeling…

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21-year-old Dylann Roof was welcomed into Emanuel AME Church in Charleston with open arms. Before opening fire and claiming the lives of nine innocent people, he spent an hour praying with his soon-to-be victims. The Black community is in turmoil as we try to understand this senseless act of violence that occurred in such a sacred place. Celebs have taken to social media to share their feelings on the horrific event.

2. Beyonce

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“My heart is with the families, loved ones, and all of those affected by the senseless tragedy in Charleston. May they rest in peace.”

3. Solange

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“My heart is truly with you to the folks who lost loved ones Charleston. My heart is truly with you, world.” “My heart is truly with you to the folks who lost loved ones Charleston. My heart is truly with you, world.”

4. Jesse Williams

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“Is it possible that the system is breaking good people and cultures? Is it reasonable to consider such a system broken?” “Several people know this particular terrorist. Generations of Americans know this terrorism. A nation at large, relentlessly excusing it.”

5. Ava Duvernay

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“Emotional. Nine lives violently extinguished. Focusing my highest thoughts and donating directly to the church here: http://www.emanuelamechurch.org”

6. Kerry Washington

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“My heart is truly with you to the folks who lost loved ones Charleston. My heart is truly with you, world.”

7. Taylor Swift

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“Plane landed, turned on my phone, and my heart dropped to the floor. Charleston… This is an unbearable loss of lives and innocence.”

8. Zendaya

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“There’s not much a tweet can do, but if you’re reading this take the time to send love, pray, whatever you can and spread awareness”

9. John Legend

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“Charleston. My heart hurts.”

10. Talib Kweil

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“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?”

11. Michelle Williams

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“Please continue to pray for Charleston. Just because he is captured we still got to think of those affected.”

12. Bruno Mars

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“This Charleston shooting is disgusting. Whats going on world? Praying for all the friends and family involved in this awful tragedy.”

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