Many people in Milwaukee gathered and protested throughout the afternoon Monday when Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm announced that former Milwaukee police officer Christopher Manney will not face any criminal charges in the death of Dontre Hamilton on April 30.
Many of Milwaukeeâ€™s most prominent voices in hip-hop not only participated in the protest but voiced their opinions on social media:
Shut it down http://t.co/qzxnrED27Râ€” Ray Nitti (@RayNitti) December 22, 2014
What we see is that our (black lives) don't matter. You can't change that perception. It has been far too long displayed to ignore.â€” KLASSIK â„¢ (@IAMKLASSIK) December 22, 2014
We're vulnerable and hurt. We need guidance to turn that vulnerability and hurt into strength and will power.â€” In Hustle We Trust (@SirDomHustle) December 22, 2014
Carpe Omnia. Stay positive in this crazy world.â€” Job Jetson (@JobJetson) December 22, 2014
We won't all "get along" but we can respectfully coexist.â€” KLASSIK â„¢ (@IAMKLASSIK) December 22, 2014