Black College Graduates Respond To Justice Scalia With #StayMadAbby


Leave it to Black Twitter to chin-check all foolery and foolishness. 

Thursday (December 10) black college graduates took to Twitter to post photos of themselves clad in their graduation cap and gowns as they virtually hair-flipped Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s troubling comments about the pace at which black students learn.

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“There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas, where they do not do well,” Scalia said, “As opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school … a slower-track school where they do well,” Scalia.

During oral arguments in the vehement Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case, the suit, which was filed by a former prospective student Abigail Fisher claims she was denied entrance into the University of Texas because she’s white, and that other, lesser qualified students were admitted due to race.

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The response to Fisher’s allegations: #StayMadAbby. Twitter overflowed with stats from both white and black graduates who disagree with and debunked Fisher’s claims.

Check out some of the best #StayMadAbby tweets.