Raven-Symone isn’t the only troll who the people want off their TV or mobile screens. A petition has been started to have Don Lemon fired from CNN.
Like Raven-Symone, the call for Lemon’s ouster is due to his commentary regarding the high school teen who was assaulted by a police officer in a classroom. Lemon basically said we gotta hear both sides, and was promptly slandered for his troubles.
Says the Change.org petition, in part:
Since the tragic incident of Trayvon Martin in 2012, CNN anchor Don Lemon has consistently antagonized and defamed the characteristics of African-Americans on the national scale in his mass communications. From the holding of the ‘N’ word sign before the national audience to disrespecting the Mayor of Baltimore to his most recent comments of the unfortunate incident where a student was removed from her chair like a rag-doll by a police officer, Mr. Lemon has avoided the chance to state the obvious: the challenges that face African-Americans are real and that solutions need to be found.
The petition has a goal of 35,000 supporters and has a little over 31,000 at the time of this post.
We’re willing to bet it hits that goal by the end of the day.
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