ARGOS ADVERT FEATURING BLACK FAMILY CAUSES OUTRAGE ON TWITTER
August 27, 2020
It all started with this lady who clearly has altogether too much time on her hands….
She was then joined by this gentleman who clearly lives in a very special world….
….where unarmed men don’t get shot in their back 7 times because of the amount of melanin in their skin, there is no pandemic, no one starves to death next to their baby due to their immigration status and a young white man doesn’t murder two Black people by shooting them in their head because they had the temerity to protest about an unarmed man being shot 7 times in his back.
But Twitter wasn’t going to let them move madwithout challenge….
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