In the tweet, Crews tells his followers that he has friends and family of all races. This then morphs into a message that makes it seem like he believes Black Lives Matter could become a statement of racial superiority.
"If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology," Crews wrote. "We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter."
Video: Terry Crews says demand for racial equality is ‘Black America’s #MeToo’
Although he didn't say the incendiary phrase: "All Lives Matter," his tweet gave give off a similar feeling. At its root, Black Lives Matter is just a statement claiming that Black people deserve to live. Somehow, this was sparked the notion that if Black lives matter than other people from different racial backgrounds do not. Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement have been working to combat this idea for years, leading them to chastise Crews for seemingly promoting this erroneous message.
How...how did you get here? Nobody's supposed to be here. https://t.co/4TUDyKgruk— Stephy (@StephanieYeboah) June 30, 2020
Whew. This man... just... wow. https://t.co/bGg4Qst8h7— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) June 30, 2020
What the fuck are you talking about Terry? https://t.co/uvkQu6jOv9— Gerrick D. Kennedy (@GerrickKennedy) June 30, 2020
Terry Crews wants to win the Coon Olympics so bad. Someone give him the gold medal so he’ll stop tweeting https://t.co/g9MVxcxbgP— dr. umar’s apprentice (@bria_tortilla) June 30, 2020
*wakes up and sees why Terry Crews is trending yet again* pic.twitter.com/ZdD9ARfikq— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) June 30, 2020
When Black Twitter see a Terry Crews tweet pic.twitter.com/CtoljwBNX2— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) June 30, 2020
Me when Terry Crews Speaks on anything black pic.twitter.com/5o4ExxxjjO— Perry (@Binlakin) June 30, 2020
It’s like Terry Crews is becoming his character in white chicks pic.twitter.com/j8YJZnqjjY— 𝓴𝓪𝓻𝓲𝓶𝓪 ♥️ (@karimadukes) June 30, 2020
this is the only acceptable thing to do to Terry Crews' phone pic.twitter.com/0saXxWmMP3— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) June 30, 2020
Nobody:— Naima Cochrane (@naima) June 30, 2020
Not a single soul in the world:
Neither the animals of the forest nor of the glen:
Terry Crews’ attention seeking ass: pic.twitter.com/lh5ghnPxKw
Black people: We’re starving!— michaelharriot (@michaelharriot) June 30, 2020
Terry Crews: But what about those who have more than enough food? We must ensure their bellies remain full!
Say what you will about @terrycrews but you have to admire his dedication to centering whiteness.
Ok... Maybe you don’t HAVE TO. https://t.co/5goyvuDreH
Terry crews : we’re getting backlash on twitter again— john (@iam_johnw) June 30, 2020
His PR team after quitting : pic.twitter.com/1v8etUJSFv
Whenever I see Terry Crews name trending on here pic.twitter.com/iqI47A3ATZ— mhmm (@Shadynasty15) June 30, 2020
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