Let me preface this by saying that I love twitter. Its a time waster, stress reliever, news stream, etc. However when I see trending topics like in the image up it really irks me. It is true that there are more African Americans on twitter than a true representation of African Americans in society, but this makes it even worse. When topics like “thingsthatblackpeopledo”, it just perpetuates all negative stereotypes of black people. Honestly, I don’t like seeing any type of racial topic on twitter. Full disclosure, I find some of the responses humorous…but just like when comedians tell race related jokes its a laugh, but its a cheap laugh. So to all those who actively and frequently participate in the cheap laughs of race related trending topics: #CmonSon. #WeGottaDoBetter

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