The case that took a hold of America and opened the eyes of many to some very controversial legislature in various states has finally come to an end. After more than 16 hours of deliberation, the Florida jury came to a decision and found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in February 2012.
The case itself had many celebrities taking sides and expressing their support. The jury’s decision to find Zimmerman not guilty enraged, disappointed, and destroyed many people across America. Celebs went to Instagram and Twitter to express their opinions.
Twitter itself had trending topics such as #StandYourGround, #Murder, #JusticeForTrayvon, and #GeorgeZimmerman.
Instagram went with a complete blackout, with many people posting pictures of pure darkness to show their support for Trayvon and his family. People also took this approach with their other social media profile pictures, with black squares popping up all over the place.
Beyonce went on to take a moment of silence at her concert to honor Trayvon and his family as well.