Tonight, the live action TV adaptation of the Tony award winning musical, The Wiz, is set to air on NBC at 8/7c. Many have been anticipating the broadcast because of the stellar music and the abundance of black excellence in the cast

https://twitter.com/LuvbeingShanice/status/672456048456957952 Although many are stoked, others are not. Clearly confused as to why the Wiz was created and who it was created for, racists are out and about on twitter expressing their disdain for the "all-black cast." https://twitter.com/Phil_Cosby_/status/672440938581463040

Black Twitter was quick to clap back.

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