I’m sure by now you heard about the apparent Yahoo mistype, where they say that they accidentally typed an N instead of a B in a headline that was supposed to read “Trump Wants a Bigger Navy”… Well, yes, the mistype, if it was that, is kind of a funny mistake in many regards.
Black Twitter went to work on the mistake and made it a hashtag. However, maybe this wasn’t the right thing to do, maybe a joke or two here or there, but pushing forward ignorance, mocking sterotypes and more could be viewed in the wrong light.
Woke Black Woman (becoming one of my favorite voices of Youtube) had a lot to say about this and here are her thoughts below:
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