Celebrities React to the Devastating Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

"Our lives, our very breath is just as precious. Stop killing us. See us. See our humanity."

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Alton Sterling, a black father of five, was shot and killed (opens in new tab) by a white police officer on Tuesday. Philando Castile, a black cafeteria supervisor, was fatally shot (opens in new tab) in his car on Wednesday. Their deaths are the latest in a string of police violence against black people, and it has to stop. The more voices who support black lives matter while protesting police violence, the faster (hopefully) change will come. Here are the celebrities who reacted to Alton and Philando's deaths on social media, and are using their platform to raise awareness for this crucial issue.

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.