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“The Wire” Star Posts Grim Clip From Show After Zimmerman Verdict

“You can go a long way in this country killing black folks.”

1. Wendell Pierce who played fan favorite Bunk shared this video after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin.


Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

Share this with everyone: http://t.co/LOzRhsS6p3

3. He also had a bunch of choice tweets on the matter.


Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

Manslaughter= victim is dead and Zimmerman purposefully killed him. That’s all and they didn’t convict him. The precedent is set.

4. He also mentioned Fruitvale Station, a new movie about a young black man who was killed by police officers.


Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

Zimmerman verdict on the weekend opening of FRUITVALE STATION profoundly saddens me


Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

WATCHING CNN COVERAGE OF ZIMMERMAN VERDICT AND FRUITVALE STATION COMMERCIAL COMES ON. WHAT AM I SUPPOSE TO FEEL?

I've been profiled to the point of having a gun drawn . A trooper pulls me over and afraid to approach the car. Draws his gun instead of PA

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce)

Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

I’ve been profiled to the point of having a gun drawn . A trooper pulls me over and afraid to approach the car. Draws his gun instead of PA

7. He says this verdict is going to force him to join the NRA.

Every Black Man has been profiled. Now the precedent is fear allows you to kill. I've been fighting it but Im joining the NRA and carrying

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce)

Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

Every Black Man has been profiled. Now the precedent is fear allows you to kill. I’ve been fighting it but Im joining the NRA and carrying

To my nephew, godsons, students, young friends and neighbors,be careful there are those who do not have your best interest at heart, or life

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce)

Wendell Pierce

@WendellPierce

To my nephew, godsons, students, young friends and neighbors,be careful there are those who do not have your best interest at heart, or life

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