This is absolutely despicable. Within moments of the announcement that a grand jury failed to indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, racists flooded social media with hate speech, and attempts to incite violence. This is being updated every few minutes with new tweets, refresh the page for more in a few minutes.
Maybe, just maybe, starting a race war over a strong armed robber, isn’t the best bet?
If you’re defending this decision, you’re defending White supremacy. Plain and simple. #Ferguson
— Jamie Utt (@utt_jamie) November 25, 2014
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) November 25, 2014
— Nick McGurk (@NickKIRO7) November 25, 2014
Lady Justice is white. #Ferguson
— Hari Kondabolu (@harikondabolu) November 25, 2014
Tonight, Jim Crow boldly and proudly re-claims center stage in America. Post-racial, nah. White supremacy is deadly. #Ferguson
— deray mckesson (@deray) November 25, 2014
— Medea Benjamin (@medeabenjamin) November 25, 2014
— Taylor Campbell (@iamcalledtaylor) November 25, 2014
— Janet D. Stemwedel (@docfreeride) November 25, 2014
— Ben J. Pierce (@BenJPierce) November 25, 2014
we live in a country where being a minority is the same as being expendable. #BlackLivesMatter
— Sam Wilson (@OfficialFaIcon) November 25, 2014
— JessicaGonzálezRojas (@jgonzalez_rojas) November 25, 2014
— Omar Suleiman (@omarsuleiman504) November 25, 2014
— Shelby Knox (@ShelbyKnox) November 25, 2014
#BlackLivesMatter do you hear that people in power aka WHITE MEN ?!?!
— cate (@_modern_age) November 25, 2014
— Wayne Dupree ★彡 (@WayneDupreeShow) November 25, 2014
— grasswire (@grasswire) November 25, 2014
The perpetual genocide of black boys & men in this country IS a Human Rights issue that needs an immediate resolution. #BlackLivesMatter
— Misha J (@JuristPR) November 25, 2014
Praying tonight specifically for the mamas of black boys. We all fear for our kids, but yours is more legitimate. #BlackLivesMatter
— Alise Chaffins (@alisewrite) November 25, 2014
If you’re not paying attention to #Ferguson right now you are privileged enough to not have to care.
— Brad Walsh (@BradWalsh) November 25, 2014
This is what “rule of law” looks like: open season on black and brown bodies. #BlackLivesMatter
— Ann Pellegrini (@queertANNgents) November 25, 2014
Stay tuned for more, I’ll update this a few times over the course of the evening.
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