Tweet Sheet: Celebs React to the Murder of Sam Dubose

Questlove, Kerry Washington and more share their thoughts.

R.I.P. Sam Dubose - The tragic and senseless death of Sam Dubose at the hands of University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing was arguably the most shocking case of police brutality we've seen in recent years. Stopped for a minor traffic violation and fatally shot by the cop less than two minutes later, Dubose was, according to the prosecutor, "purposefully killed" by Tensing. Here's what politically-minded and socially-conscious celebs have to say about the tragedy.  (Photo: Courtesy of the Dubose Family)

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R.I.P. Sam Dubose - The tragic and senseless death of Sam Dubose at the hands of University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing was arguably the most shocking case of police brutality we've seen in recent years. Stopped for a minor traffic violation and fatally shot by the cop less than two minutes later, Dubose was, according to the prosecutor, "purposefully killed" by Tensing. Here's what politically-minded and socially-conscious celebs have to say about the tragedy. (Photo: Courtesy of the Dubose Family)

Ava DuVernay, @AVAETC - "She seemed to be caught in the web of celebrity upon arrival. Twenty two years. A sad end. May the sister have peace now. #BobbiKristina"

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Ava DuVernay ‏@AVAETC  - "Bereaved black families seem pressured to forgive instantly, or be accused of complicity in civil unrest. #SamDubose (h/t @VincentFletcher)" (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Oprah Winfrey ‏@Oprah - "@AVAETC thanks for letting me know. Another man down. His mom is on CNN now. #SamDubose" (Photo: JLN Photography/WENN.com)

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Oprah Winfrey ‏@Oprah - "@AVAETC thanks for letting me know. Another man down. His mom is on CNN now. #SamDubose" (Photo: JLN Photography/WENN.com)

Show Up, Show Out - Uzo Aduba looks classically chic at the New York premiere after-party for the new action-thriller Run All Night at Lincoln Center in New York City.(Photo: Blayze / Splash News)

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Uzo Aduba ‏@UzoAduba - "Somewhere, a mother longs for her son. #SamDubose" (Picture by: Blayze / Splash News)

Talib Kweli Greene ‏@TalibKweli - "I couldn't ignore #SamDubose situation even if I wanted to he got songs with my homies its that real"  (Photo: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

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Talib Kweli Greene ‏@TalibKweli - "I couldn't ignore #SamDubose situation even if I wanted to he got songs with my homies its that real" (Photo: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

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First Lady of Thursday Nights  - Star of the hit series Scandal Kerry Washington gives face on the red carpet of the 2015 ABC Upfront at Lincoln Center in New York City.(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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Kerry Washington ‏@kerrywashington - "Again. Dear LORD! #SamDubose" (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Questlove Gomez ‏@questlove - "whenever a tragedy of #SamDubose levels goes down (which is becoming routine)...its the indifference of the Silent that upset me more."(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Questlove Gomez ‏@questlove - "whenever a tragedy of #SamDubose levels goes down (which is becoming routine)...its the indifference of the Silent that upset me more."(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Keith Boykin ‏@keithboykin - "If not for the #BlackLivesMatter movement, we may never have known about #SamDubose or #SandraBland or many others."  (Photo: Rob Loud/Getty Images)

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Keith Boykin ‏@keithboykin - "If not for the #BlackLivesMatter movement, we may never have known about #SamDubose or #SandraBland or many others." (Photo: Rob Loud/Getty Images)

Columbus Short - Hollywood problem child Columbus Short did some brief time in jail in August 2015, for a "financial misunderstanding." Bounty hungers tracked him to a Hollywood nightclub and made a citizens arrest over a probem with his bail bond. He spent two nights in the Los Angeles County jail.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Hollywood Domino)

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Columbus Short ‏@ColumbusShort1 - "RIP #SamDubose I decided to post a real picture of a real man. Not a mugshot next to a picture of a… https://instagram.com/p/5vM1-LANzi/"   (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Hollywood Domino)

Roland Martin, @rolandsmartin - "The last words of #SamDuBose: “I didn’t even do nothing.” Then, per the DA, #RayTensing murdered him."  (Photo: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for BET)

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Roland Martin, @rolandsmartin - "The last words of #SamDuBose: “I didn’t even do nothing.” Then, per the DA, #RayTensing murdered him." (Photo: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for BET)

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Charles M. Blow ‏@CharlesMBlow  - "Trying to write about this #SamDubose case. Having a hard time. Feels like I keep writing the same DAMNED thing, and it keeps happening!!!"  (Photo: David S. Holloway/Getty Images for Turner)

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Charles M. Blow ‏@CharlesMBlow  - "Trying to write about this #SamDubose case. Having a hard time. Feels like I keep writing the same DAMNED thing, and it keeps happening!!!" (Photo: David S. Holloway/Getty Images for Turner)

MichaelaAngela Davis @MichaelaAngelaD   - "so now I have to figure out how to shake or pause what I'm feeling and get back to 'work' how are y'all coping? #SamDubose"  (Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

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MichaelaAngela Davis @MichaelaAngelaD   - "so now I have to figure out how to shake or pause what I'm feeling and get back to 'work' how are y'all coping? #SamDubose" (Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Jesse Williams ‏@iJesseWilliams  - "But an indictment & swift justice is not to be heralded or confused w/ progress. The occasional drip of Americana is not a cup, or country."  (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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Jesse Williams ‏@iJesseWilliams  - "But an indictment & swift justice is not to be heralded or confused w/ progress. The occasional drip of Americana is not a cup, or country." (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Tracie Thoms @traciethoms - "#SamDubose should not be dead. If he was preparing to flee, it’s illegal to shoot him. Has been since 1985."(Photo: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com)

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Tracie Thoms @traciethoms - "#SamDubose should not be dead. If he was preparing to flee, it’s illegal to shoot him. Has been since 1985."(Photo: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com)