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Terry Crews Triggered by BLM Movement, Fears Blacks Will Think Themselves ‘Better’ Than Whites

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*Terry Crews is officially cancelled and Black Twitter has filed him under: C for “Coon” after he, once again, slammed the Black Lives Matter movement for being… well, pro-Black.

“If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology,” Crews tweeted Tuesday morning. “We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter.”

As you can imagine, the tweet sparked a flurry of responses from Terry’s fans, Twitter followers and even Martin Luther King Jr.’s youngest daughter, Bernice King, who said, “Justice is not a competition.”

“We’re so far from that bridge, Terry. #BlackLivesMatter is, in part, a rallying cry and a protest slogan to galvanize people into doing the justice work needed to derail the deaths, dehumanization and destruction of Black lives that racism causes,” she tweeted.

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Michael Harriot of The Root, wrote:

“Black people: We’re starving!

Terry Crews: But what about those who have more than enough food? We must ensure their bellies remain full!”

Harriot added: “Say what you will about @terrycrews but you have to admire his dedication to centering whiteness. Ok… Maybe you don’t HAVE TO.”

Another Twitter user wrote, “I think you’re missing the point of Terry’s Tweet. Probably on purpose because it doesn’t match your own narrative.”

Some might say that Terry’s nonsensical ramblings are typical of the type of Black male who is not married to a Black woman.

Bishop Talbert Swan noted, “Only a buck broken Black man would tell you “don’t let #BlackLivesMatter morph into Black Lives Better,” he wrote. “We’re out here dying in the streets, fighting for justice, and you’re lecturing us on the quality of wypipo, like we’re the ones who need that lesson.”

In a separate tweet he wrote, “What is #BlackLivesBetter Terry? Who is out here saying that? Because Black people want to live, not be shot on the streets like animals, and be treated fairly, means we think we’re better?”

Crews previously caught major heat for saying, “Defeating White supremacy without White people creates Black supremacy. Equality is the truth. Like it or not, we are all in this together.”

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Man Hoses Neighbor For Berating Another Neighbor Over Her Black Lives Matter Flag (Watch)

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Ian Doherty of Austin, TX sprays his neighbor for yelling at another neighbor over her Black Lives Matter sign

*Video of a southwest Austin man spraying a woman with a hose after she berated another neighbor for having a Black Lives Matter flag in her yard has gone viral.

Ian Doherty told the local NBC affiliate that he was standing up to a bully during the Oct. 7 incident. He, along with multiple neighbors, heard the woman screaming about the flag and saying “white lives matter” during the altercation. The argument lasted about 30 minutes, Doherty said.

Doherty said he went outside and asked the woman to stop yelling at his neighbor. That’s when she started snapping at him. Ten minutes later, he said he got the hose and sprinkler out. Videos shot by neighbors show him first threatening to spray her, hoping she would leave. It only prompted her to walk on his lawn and try to grab it. That’s when he got to spraying.

As the video shows, the more she kept coming, the more he sprayed her – to the point where she kept slipping on the curb in her attempts to stop him.

The video originally posted on Facebook and Reddit has been viewed over 8 million times on TikTok, has more than 15,000 upvotes on Reddit and more than 72,000 views on Facebook.

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Some Texas Longhorn Band Members Refuse to Play Alma Mater Song over Minstrel Ties (Watch)

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*The University of Texas Longhorn Band will not play their traditional alma mater song “The Eyes of Texas” at Saturday’s football game against Baylor University after a survey of members revealed several students aren’t willing to play it.

The song has divided the university community in recent months over its ties to minstrel shows where performers wore blackface. According to ABC13, the Daily Texan reported that a message sent to band members by leader Scott Hanna said the survey results wouldn’t affect whether the band performs at future games. The band has yet to play at a football game this season, due to safety restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.t

Band members are “evenly divided” over playing the song, the student newspaper reported, but responses from certain instrument sections would prevent the band from playing this week. The message from Hanna said many band members wanted to have further discussions about the song, which he said he would facilitate.

Student athletes asked UT-Austin to drop the school song during this summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, among other demands, threatening to forgo participation in recruiting and donor events. The university responded with plans to boost Black student enrollment and recruitment, but it kept the song and pledged to educate visitors and students on its history and context.

Below is a brief rundown of the song’s racist past.

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Attorney Ben Crump Issues Statement About Police Violence Against Protestors in Lagos Nigeria

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump released the following statement in response to Nigerian security forces opening fire on peaceful protestors last night in Lagos, Nigeria:

“It is unacceptable for a government to brutalize and murder its own people. We are calling for transparency and accountability from the Lagos government on the cruel and unnecessary violence used against these peaceful protestors.

“The ability for citizens to demonstrate safely when they see injustice within their government should be a sacred right across the globe. When our brothers and sisters abroad cannot speak out without fearing for their lives, it is clear we are dealing with an international human rights violation that demands we raise our voices.”

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Through his work, nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump has spearheaded a legal movement to better protect the rights of marginalized citizens. He has led landscape-changing civil rights cases and represented clients in a wide range of areas including civil rights, personal injury, labor and employment, class actions, and more. Ben Crump Law is dedicated to holding the powerful accountable. For more information, visit www.bencrump.com.

 

 

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