You may have seen Charlamagne Tha God’s name trending Tuesday on Twitter and wondered, “Why?”
Well, it seems The Breakfast Club co-host opened his mouth before doing a simple Google search and people are taking him to task for what seems like his continued gaslighting of women of color.
Twitter went in on Charlamagne after the radio host tweeted, “Would be dope if a young black or Hispanic ‘WOKE’ woman used social media to create a Platform to be a voice like Tomi Lahren did.”
Lahren, if you recall, has bolstered her platform by spewing hate-laced, inaccurate information about communities of color, comparing Black Lives Matter to the KKK and overall serving as a pundit sweetheart for white nationalism and racism.
There are a number of progressive women speaking out against hate and issues we’re facing as our country continues to slide backwards and a number of Twitter users were quick to point that out, while others went in on Charlamagne for tweeting something so ignorant.
@cthagod but there are plenty who do, but their wokeness is looked at as "anger, bitter, black twitter feminist".— RedBottomKittenHeels (@NonOfYaBiznz) December 7, 2016
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@cthagod Man to man, caping for a white supremacist won't get you the love you're looking for.— Dr. Mansa Keita (@rasmansa) December 7, 2016
@cthagod Are you going to use your plageform to elevate us the way you elevated her?— A Black Populist (@briebriejoy) December 7, 2016
@cthagod Donkey of the Day!— Yolett McCuin (@CoachYoJU) December 7, 2016
@cthagod delete this nonsense— shawndel⭐ (@stargirltinashe) December 7, 2016
“You do not have to get on TV and Sambo like that bro,” said Ebro, while Rosenberg sent out a number of tweets.
Hopefully, Charlamagne will do some research next time he thinks it’s a good idea to send out a tweet asking Black women to create a platform like Lahren’s. But if you’ve been following Charlamagne and are aware of the kind of person he is, then you know it’s probably not likely.