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Donald Trump Shouldn't Even Speak or Type Martin Luther King's Name

By Courtney Enlow | Pajiba Love | January 16, 2017 |

By Courtney Enlow | Pajiba Love | January 16, 2017 |


For starters, over the weekend, Donald Trump spent days attacking civil rights hero John Lewis, then saying he was going to the African-American History Museum/cancelling plans to go to the African-American History Museum/totally never actually having any plans to visit the African-American History Museum in the first place.

But today is not the day to speak of that garbage goblin. A great way to truly honor Martin Luther King, Jr. today is to spend some time on Broderick Greer’s Twitter.

How did King's radical politics mutate into calls for genteel volunteerism?

— #reclaimMLK (@BroderickGreer) January 16, 2017

Never forget that "calls for unity" can silence calls for reparations, justice, and actual peace. #reclaimMLK

— #reclaimMLK (@BroderickGreer) January 16, 2017

We must #reclaimMLK from narratives that sentimentalize, infantilize, and fetishize his radical nature.

— #reclaimMLK (@BroderickGreer) January 16, 2017

Ed Sheeran lost 50 pounds by cutting out beer, meanwhile I eat nothing but kale and almonds to maintain a size 8, UGH, MEN ARE THE WORST. Ahem. Sorry. I’m just hungry. (Celebitchy)

This dress Emma Roberts is wearing is like something out of a very special New Girl where Jess lost all of her clothes and has to make a dress out of toilet paper. (GFY)

A British singer and her daughter were on a train and were the only black people in first class. They were also the only people asked to confirm that they really had first-class tickets. (Revelist)

Robin Thicke continues to be a fucking mess. (Lainey Gossip)

The drama among the YOUTHS continues. Bella Hadid posted a picture of her middle finger while Selena Gomez was all “I barely even know these strangers” and we were all “whaaaaaa?” and in a related story it’s kind of a slow news day, celeb-wise. (Dlisted)

Did you know you don’t have to be a Cannonballer to participate in the Cannonball Read Book Club? The first will be one of 5 great fantasy novels. Vote now and join them for 2017’s first #CannonBookChat on Wednesday, March 8. There’s also still time to join CBR9 and help kick cancer in the face. Registration is now open through this Friday. (Cannonball Read 9)





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