"Nothing is shocking": Questlove powerfully responds to Eric Garner grand jury decision

The Roots' drummer took to Twitter following the announcement

Published December 4, 2014 2:13PM (EST)

  (Frank Micelotta/invision/ap)
(Frank Micelotta/invision/ap)

On Wednesday evening, the Roots' co-founder and drummer and general musical savant Questlove responded to a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict Daniel Pantaleo for performing an illegal chokehold on Eric Garner, leading to the man's death. His words were simple but powerful, concisely summing up the utter demoralization much of the public has felt for quite a while.

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This isn't the first time Questlove has publicly commented on these issues. Just over a week ago, he responded to the news that Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the death of Michael Brown.

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