Tea Party ‘Ebony Boycott’ Over Trayvon Cover Spawns Meme [Twitter Reacts]

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Over on Twitter, the Ebony “We Are Trayvon” series of covers sparked intense discussion — and like much of the case, it was pretty firmly divided on party lines.

As such, a hashtag suggesting the “Tea Party” was “boycotting” Ebony magazine (a title I think we can all admit anyone affiliated with the Tea Party is unlikely to read) soon emerged. But as usual, Twitter’s reaction was just as mixed as its political opinions on the subject.

First, there were the people who just didn’t get the joke — but still had unpleasant things to say:

There were the obvious but still funny entries:

The election victory lappers:

Mild racial humor:

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And of course, the angry white people:

How did your Twitter react to the Ebony controversy?

Kim LaCapria

Kim LaCapria is a social media enthusiast, long-time Inquisitr.com writer and beauty and lifestyle industry expert. She covers a wide range of social media topics, with a particular interest in style-related apps and services. When not working, Kim can be found on Facebook and Pinterest, skating, and sneaking off to Spa Castle.


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