Terry Crews Faces Backlash for Thoughts About Black Lives Matter Movement
Terry Crews is getting some backlash, and opening up further with his thoughts about the Black Lives Matter movement.
The 51-year-old Brooklyn Nine-Nine star spoke out on social media on Tuesday (June 30) amid nationwide protests condemning systemic racism.
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“If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology. We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter,” he wrote.
The tweet garnered a lot of negative reactions and constructive feedback, including a response from Bernice King, the youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr.
“We’re so far from that bridge, Terry. #BlackLivesMatter is, in part, a rallying cry and a protest slogan to galvanize people into doing the justice work needed to derail the deaths, dehumanization and destruction of Black lives that racism causes. Justice is not a competition,” she wrote.
“You are right, @BerniceKing. I just want to make sure it stays that way. No competition, just creativity. #blacklivesmatter,” Terry responded.
Here are ways to help support the Black Lives Matter cause.
Terry went viral earlier in the month for similar sentiments about the movement.
See the original tweet and his response…
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