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Funny or Ignorant? #TweetLikethe1600s Has Black Twitter at Odds

#TweetLikeThe1600s

#TweetLikeThe1600s wasn’t funny to everyone. (screenshot)

In one of the first major Black Twitter trending topics of 2018, the fam thought up what was apparently intended as a humorous hashtag. And while some did find it funny, others think it’s in bad taste.

#TweetLikeThe1600s features a conversation or joke setup surrounding enslavement before punchline comes with a reactionary GIF.

https://twitter.com/Conc3ited__/status/958726755703050240

https://twitter.com/Fly_like_Mike/status/958699203919835138

But not everyone finds it funny.

https://twitter.com/EchoesFromAbove/status/958559363660222464

What people are saying

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