A collection of writers and political activists immediately expressed their views on the importance of the Alexandria shooter’s race on Twitter Wednesday morning.
During a practice for the congressional baseball game, a shooter opened fire, injuring Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others.
It’s interesting how no one wants to say the alleged congressional shooter is white. Weird listening to every other description
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) June 14, 2017
Please don’t let the shooter be Black
— Shanita Hubbard (@msshanitarenee) June 14, 2017
The shooter is white. The shooter is white. The shooter is white. The shooter is white.
The shooter is white. The shooter is white. The ….
— Terrell J. Starr (@Russian_Starr) June 14, 2017
Translation: the shooter was white https://t.co/HI4WgfJ4Lg
— maura quint (@behindyourback) June 14, 2017
Others used the shooting to voice their opinions on immigration and criticize President Donald Trump’s policies. (RELATED: BREAKING: Gunman Opens Fire On GOP Baseball Practice, Congressman Shot)
— Dr. DaShanne Stokes (@DaShanneStokes) June 14, 2017
— Jenna Autuori (@FITNESSjenna) June 14, 2017
Odd to have Trump respond so quickly with a white shooter. https://t.co/6Cv1BzoEap
— Graham Linehan (@Glinner) June 14, 2017
One of the officers shot and wounded the attacker after being shot himself.
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