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Racism Following WDBJ Shooting

Following the horrific WDBJ shooting, it didn’t take long for white people to jump on the blatantly racist train. #WhiteLivesMatter found an unfortunate, new momentum. A search on Twitter for the aforementioned hash tag will yield and embarrassing amount of results. For example (TW:Racism):

https://twitter.com/AlexPareene/status/636642403911380993

Plus a litany of tweets regarding a misconception that the #BlackLivesMatter movement, is racist/discriminatory against whites:

https://twitter.com/realkingrobbo/status/636593119673217026

Anyone with any knowledge of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, knows that they value all lives. They focus on black lives because they are disproportionately discriminated and killed by our justice system. Yet, these people can’t/won’t seem to grasp that.

Akilah Hughes had some spot-on responses:

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