"What about black pain is so fun to you?" tweeted the Grey's Anatomy star.
Jesse Williams is asking the tough questions about the state of our justice system. The Grey's Anatomy star held nothing back on Tuesday in a series of tweets condemning the shooting of Black teen Michael Brown by the white police officer Darren Wilson.
Last week, a leaked autopsy report revealed that Brown was shot in the hand and had possibly fought Wilson in the back of the police car. These new details seemed to support the officer's version of what happened the night Brown was shot but Williams says that this isn't enough to excuse the murder of the Black teenager.
Williams also used his social media platform to bring attention to a series of racist and insensitive costumes that have been popping up this Halloween season. Most notably, people have been poking fun at the Ray Rice domestic violence incident by coloring their faces, dressing up as the former NFL star, and dragging around Black dolls to depict Rice's wife, Janay.
Williams went on to shed light on a history of racial hatred in this country and urged his followers to leave their racial prejudices behind them.
Williams is one of many celebrities and notable people who've been following the Mike Brown case and participating in the Ferguson October protests. His candid and insightful social media posts have helped to give more details about what has been going on in the Missouri town following the shooting.