Black Twitter has struck again. #CivilRightsTwitter is all about applying comedic satire, nuanced slander, struggle moments or lit scenarios to iconic images from the Civil Rights movement.
The hashtag has been around for at least a couple of years, but the concept can be traced back to this Black Twitter 100 member Brokey McPoverty’s tweet right here:
But now photos are involved so clutch your Bibles, and prepare to shed real tears. It’s okay to have fun y’all, really.
Also, if you don’t happen to know the historical context of some of these photos, look them up. MLK Jr. would have been food on these social media streets, bruh.
— Uncle Seyi ⚡️ (@Smooovguy) December 14, 2015
— Africana WomaNINJA (@MelanieCoMcCoy) December 15, 2015
— TheBlackVoice (@cuntyouth) December 15, 2015
— Bare Witness (@TheQuietfreedom) December 15, 2015