Through most of the night, the rumbling social sphere that is Twitter has been roiling and writhing with horror, sadness, and outrage over the unjustifiable murder of Alton Sterling, a black man from Louisiana who was executed by police for seemingly no reason at point-blank range early Tuesday morning.

Activists and writers shared their outrage and experiences, offering grief and anger in equal share.

If you don’t know much about the Sterling murder or are just seeking someone to vocalize the pain and outrage you are feeling, here is a list of some poignant tweets from those in the community.





Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at