Twitter can be a great place to network, connect, and laugh out loud in real life, or Twitter can also be a microcosm of all that’s wrong in the world.
Just moments after Barack Obama joined Twitter from his own personal account–and issued the best political wise crack to Bill Clinton–the racist Twitter trolls welcomed the leader of the free world in their typical racist fashion.
A story, which first appeared in the NewCivilRightsMovement.com, unfortunately shed light on an inconvenient truth: being born in black skin in America is still a major problem for some people.
@POTUS What do you call the first black president of the United States? >Nigger
— John J. Johnson (@JohnJJohnsonMN) May 18, 2015
@POTUS nice job with the banner, gotta let everyone know that you’re some kinda communist nigger right?
— Gippo Dudee (@DudeeGippo) May 18, 2015
— Jeff Gully (@jeffgully49) May 18, 2015
But you know, we live in a “post racial society” right?