Black Twitter pulled together last night to drag Buzzfeed Video after the video entity shared one of its latest creations; "27 Questions Black People Have For Black People". The video depicts black Buzzfeed Video employees asking questions that many felt were rude, lazy, and outright offensive to persons whom identify as Black.
Questions Black People Have For Black People 👀https://t.co/lj53cs6Xe1— BuzzFeedVideo (@BuzzFeedVideo) April 13, 2016'
Well... it could have been worse, but then again, it had a lot of room for improvement.
Let's get on the level: Almost every question in that video could be answered with "because we're still affected by systemic racism"'
— Ashley C. Ford (@iSmashFizzle) April 13, 2016 '
And it didn't take long for Black Twitter to get in formation
And for MJ to make his appearance
@BuzzFeedVideo #buzzfeedvideoquestions pic.twitter.com/j09fmej13X — YWB (@YoungWoke_Broke) April 13, 2016 ''
The satire came in #BuzzfeedVideoQuestions
"If you spend so much time in the club, with a bottle full of bub, how will you pay your mortgage?"#BuzzfeedVideoQuestions— Clint Smith (@ClintSmithIII) April 13, 2016'
Why did Cash Money take over for the 99 and the 2000's instead of building the community in the 99 and the 2000's? #BuzzfeedVideoQuestions — Victoria M. Walker (@VikkieNotVicky) April 13, 2016 ''
How do you expect Felicia to make something of her life if you never say hello to her? #BuzzFeedVideoQuestions— Janet Mock (@janetmock) April 13, 2016'
"Why do folk know how to do the Nae Nae, but they don't know how to PRAY PRAY amirite?" #buzzfeedvideoquestions pic.twitter.com/XqKoanfRDe — Melech E. M. Thomas (@MelechThomas) April 13, 2016 '' Then the hashtag #RealBlackPeopleQuestions, created by twitter-user @jozenc, took off and asked more accurate questions that black people do inquire from one another, rather than questions that reflect stereotypes and preconceived notions
For example: Do you have some lotion?#realblackpeoplequestion— Jozen C. (@jozenc) April 13, 2016'
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"Shiddddd, what y'all finna do?" #RealBlackPeopleQuestionspic.twitter.com/WjMDWPyvFB — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) April 13, 2016 '
What is "I bet it ain't me!" Alex?
"Who you finna try?" #RealBlackPeopleQuestions — ladykilla96 (@Namastaywoke) April 13, 2016 '
Is there a safe way to answer this?
Where ya lil girlfriend at? #RealBlackPeopleQuestionspic.twitter.com/BNAXLJeHE7 — Reagan Gomez (@ReaganGomez) April 13, 2016 '
And she arrived on CP Time
"Who invited her?" #RealBlackPeopleQuestionspic.twitter.com/1mcSQsHvpI — anthony j. willyams (@anthoknees) April 13, 2016'
Is that a twistout? #realblackpeoplequestions — Janet Mock (@janetmock) April 13, 2016 '
The struggles of childhood
"If I ask her she gone say no, so can you ask her for me?" #RealBlackPeopleQuestions — Faygo Mami (@kashmirVIII) April 13, 2016'
Because you know Beyoncé coming, right?
What you use on your edges? #RealBlackPeopleQuestions — Jouelzy (@Jouelzy) April 13, 2016 '
"How much she charge?" #RealBlackPeopleQuestions — Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) April 13, 2016'
Don't set Mama off
“You think I care about what *insert name* mama let them do?!#RealBlackPeopleQuestions — Rogue (@INeedja_Kadeeja) April 13, 2016 '
If it's not live, then you know where I won't be
You at the party yet? Who’s There? #RealBlackPeopleQuestions — Jeff (@JeffJSays) April 13, 2016'
Your Mama's favorite question
You got McDonalds money? #RealblackPeopleQuestions #BuzzfeedVideoQuestions — SirRatchettness (@SirRatchettness) April 13, 2016 '
Who. Made. The. Potato. Salad? #RealBlackPeopleQuestions — Lemon Cake✨ (@TheSlimGoddess) April 13, 2016'