Society and Culture
The Aftermath: The Nation Reacts to the Dallas Shooting
Last night, the country was shocked as yet another shooting occurred–this time injuring both police officers and civilians in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas shooting was the latest in a string of violence involving white police officers and black men. However, this time it was civilians who turned the trigger on those in uniform, leaving five of them dead.
In the slideshow below, a collection of individuals across the nation–including anyone from politicians and celebrities to everyday people–used Twitter to express their grief, fury, and condolences over last night’s events. Read their messages and reflect on their collective outrage over how a protest of emotional and peaceful observance transformed into a crime scene full of chaos and carnage.
Inez Nicholson also contributed to this story.