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I Had To Look: "Dumb Racists Photoshop Ferguson Protester Into Awful Viral Meme"
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December 03, 2014, 12:54 PM
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I saw this link:Dumb Racists Photoshop Ferguson Protester Into Awful Viral Meme, By Adam Weinstein, Fortress America, Filed to: awful humanity part mcmxvix Today 12:55pm

I had to took, because I wanted to see what these people think is awful. Here's the "racist" meme: "No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he robs a store". The original poster says "You can't make this stuff up." but you can—it's Photoshopped.

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The original sign is below—it says ""No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he leaves home," with the hashtags "#blacklivesmatter" and "#stayhuman.

Right. But it's a standard meme—like Michelle Obama's "bring back our girls" sign that's been so often Photoshopped.

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However, "No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he robs a store" is the actual position of many progressives and racial activists. See this, from Chris L. Hayes  Jamelle Bouie on Twitter:

Perhaps they think "robbing" equals "shoplifting"—in this case it doesn't.