‘WE ARE Trayvon’ Pictorials Lead #WhitePeopleBoycottingEbony Twitter Take Over!by Jacky Jasper
Speculation of the Tea Party planning to boycott Ebony Magazine is brewing. This, after a slew of racist Twitter mentions and bigoted comments, directed at the iconic publication flooded, social media — following Ebony’s four cover dedications to the Trayvon Martin movement, with Dwyane Wade and his sons being the most recent feature.
Here’s what NewsOne is reporting:
“The threat of boycott was spread further by Jackson, Mississippi doctor, Tom Head. When the controversy turned out to be solely based on unsubstantiated rumors, it led to right wingers claiming that EBONY did not follow due diligence before tweeting about the supposed boycott. It also caused an avalanche of racist tears — even though the magazine clearly never confirmed nor denied the existence of a boycott — because the Tea Party had apparently been maligned by big, mean EBONY.
While radical white conservatives struggled all in their feelings over being called racist — GASP! — on social media, the hilarious hashtag, #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY, took over #BlackTwitter and the brilliant snark has been flowing ever since.”