Black Twitter Reacts to racist reporting of Otis Byrd with #CNNbelike
March 21, 2015 at 4:14 pm
#CNNBeLike "Self Defense" pic.twitter.com/XliPFFgsLB — Bassem Masri (@bassem_masri) March 20, 2015
#CNNBeLike "Black man found dismembered in apparent suicide" — 5'7 Black Male (@absurdistwords) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike "Officer who shot and killed unarmed black man shows injuries from the incident" pic.twitter.com/7WYunGV6Ga — ReedXcv (@____Reedd) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike "Pregnant black woman arrested. Fetus likely had gang ties" — 5'7 Black Male (@absurdistwords) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike Were Martin Luther King and Malcolm X really Black leaders, or thug, ex-cons with criminal ties? pic.twitter.com/sormi187i9 — LEFT (@LeftSentThis) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike Hundreds of dangerous and suspicious looking black people found in a boat pic.twitter.com/pw9H2UKxnK — Crystal Fleming (@alwaystheself) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike gang seen loitering outside official building pic.twitter.com/haW1up0W2Z — Sean Lyles (@1stHiscrown) March 20, 2015
#CNNBeLike Black male shot down at construction slight.Police say he was heavily equipped and didn't drop his weapon pic.twitter.com/vnhnkbaAAI — Dreamer (@Deandre_deams) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike 23 year old Caucasian Christian child of God sent both of his parents to heaven today — Stephanie (@_StudMuffin10) March 21, 2015
#CNNBeLike Honorable white cop shoots black male sporting blue outfit, sources say gang affiliated pic.twitter.com/MjSIrwTAS4 — winnie (@winyoh) March 20, 2015Once again we continue channel our energy into parodies to call out the absurd framing and statements of mainstream media.
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