Celebrities Continue to Tweet About the Trayvon Martin Case

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Americans - both famous and non-famous - have rallied behind the family of slain 17-year-old Florida teen Trayvon Martin since his shooting death on February 26. The man who allegedly shot him, neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman, has not been arrested by Sanford, Fla., police, despite the protests of thousands.

Celebrities are making their thoughts known on the Martin case - everyone from President Obama to Russell Simmons have weighed in on the controversy. What are they saying?

Russell Simmons

Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons is supporting Martin's parents by helping them raise money for legal fees in the weeks since their son's death through his website, Global Grind.

"Trayvon Martin didn't die so we can create a race war he died so we can promote better understanding. We must start honest dialogue," he tweeted.

President Barack Obama

President Obama finally broke his silence on the Martin case during a Friday press conference.

"If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," he said. "I can only imagine what these parents are going through, and when I think about this, I think about my own kids, and I think every parent in America should be able to understand why it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this and everybody pulls together - federal, state and local - to figure out exactly how this tragedy happened."

Roseanne Barr

Comedian Roseanne Barr addressed Martin's mother directly with condolences.

"we will fight w u 4 justice & decency! All of my sympathy goes to u and yours-Trayvon is america's son."

Sherri Shepherd

"Dancing With the Stars" contestant Sherri Shepherd has repeatedly urged for supporters to sign a Change.org petition demanding a full investigation into the teen's death.

"Justice for #TrayvonMartin...sign the petition for Geo Zimmerman's arrest. God forbid if this happened to your child," the mother tweeted.

Spike Lee

Director Spike Lee had a unique idea on how to get the attention of Sanford's police chief. The chief temporarily stepped down from his role this week amid the protests.

Send a bag of Skittles to Chief, Bill Lee. Sanford Police 815 West 13th Street, Sanford, Fl 32771."

Michael Moore

Outspoken filmmaker Michael Moore was (almost) speechless when tapes of Zimmerman's 911 calls were released.

Then the truth comes out. Exhibit A: They didn't play the whole 911 call yesterday. The shooter of Trayvon Martin said "f***ing c**ns," he tweeted, referring to a racial slur that the shooter allegedly used while on the phone with authorities.

Gabrielle Union

Actress Gabrielle Union - like many - focused on how the teen was unarmed when he was shot.

"#TrayvonMartin case has exposed some ppl as monsters...not just Zimmerman but ANY1 who makes excuses 4 a man who kills an unarmed child," she tweeted.

Wanda Sykes

Comedian Wanda Sykes commented on the racial bias she thinks occurred in the Martin case.

If #TrayvonMartin had wrestled that gun away from Zimmerman and killed him, would he be free and protected under 'self defense?' Hell2theNo!" she tweeted.

Star Jones

Star Jones echoed Sykes' thoughts on racial bias.

"Anyone who thinks a BLACK MAN who shot a 17 WHITE BOY wouldn't have been arrested on the spot..is living in a fantasy world," she wrote.

Where do you stand on the Trayvon Martin case?

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