Like the rest of the country, the biggest stars in the sports world were riveted by the news coming from Ferguson, Mo., on Monday night. Like many of their fellow citizens, some were shocked and saddened when it was announced that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown.
LeBron James shared his thoughts on the news from Ferguson, posting a poignant illustration linking Brown with Trayvon Martin.
Magic Johnson, Serena Williams were among the other athletes who shared feelings of disappointment, sadness, concern or anger following St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch's announcement that no indictment was coming.
Man. I'm not sure what to feel... Anger, sadness, hopelessness, sure... but most of all disappointment... smh #RIPMikeBrown
— Jonathan A. Martin (@J_Martin71) November 25, 2014
The justice system reminds us over and over how much they think our lives are worth smh
— Devon Still (@Dev_Still71) November 25, 2014