Dictonary.com just came for Roseanne Barr and her racist comments

Dictonary.com just came for Roseanne Barr and her racist comments

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Roseanne Barr is the subject of countless headlines and tweets on Tuesday after posting racist remarks on Twitter before announcing she would be leaving the platform altogether.

Barr’s since-deleted tweet was pointed towards Barack Obama’s former advisor Valerie Jarrett, saying if the “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.”

As noted by many Twitter users, some outlets covered the incident without explicitly calling the behavior “racist.” Instead, they chose to initially use words or phrases like “bizarre,” “offensive,” or “racially charged.” Believe it or not, Dictionary.com is on the front lines, calling them out.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Dictonary.com just came for Roseanne Barr and her racist comments

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