#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY Blows Up On Twitter After Magazine's Trayvon Martin-Inspired Covers

Ebony magazine got a dig in at the Tea Party and Twitter did the rest.

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Ebony magazine unveiled its new September covers, featuring celebrities wearing hoodies, in an attempt to continue the conversation on gun violence, the "Stand Your Ground" laws, and saving young black men from violence.

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The covers received some criticism on Twitter.

The racist trolls on our timeline objecting to our September covers need to have a seat at a Klan meeting and get out of our mentions.

EBONY

@EBONYMag

The racist trolls on our timeline objecting to our September covers need to have a seat at a Klan meeting and get out of our mentions.

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And so it begins… RT @AaronWorthing: Yes, these covers are frankly racist. @Dust92 @EBONYMag

EBONY

@EBONYMag

And so it begins… RT @AaronWorthing: Yes, these covers are frankly racist. @Dust92 @EBONYMag

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Ebony got in a shot at the Tea Party.

We have so many Tea Party readers and followers. To lose all zero of them due to our September cover would be devastating.

EBONY

@EBONYMag

We have so many Tea Party readers and followers. To lose all zero of them due to our September cover would be devastating.

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And that was all it took for #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY to become a thing.

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like vegans boycotting barbeques.

Beyonce Nawles

@brownandbella

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like vegans boycotting barbeques.

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#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like me boycotting tanning salons.

Locsi Diaz

@AQualityMess

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like me boycotting tanning salons.

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#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is now entering its 68th year!

Ian

@iboudreau

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is now entering its 68th year!

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Maria Lia Calvo

@MariaLiaCalvo

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like kim kardashian condemning promiscuity.

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@MonroeTheWanted

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like atheists boycotting http://t.co/s7zRHxfSx3

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Hey Tea-party, in our Family, we take orders from our conscience & higher power, NOT you #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY

kristina

@KrisPierre

Hey Tea-party, in our Family, we take orders from our conscience & higher power, NOT you #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY

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What's funnier: #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY or #LatinosBoycottingTheTeaParty? #Latism

Tony Hernandez

@TonyHTonyH

What's funnier: #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY or #LatinosBoycottingTheTeaParty? #Latism

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#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY Is like people from Mexico saying Taco Bell reminds them of home.

adept2u

@adept2u

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY Is like people from Mexico saying Taco Bell reminds them of home.

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#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like Fox being fair and balanced.

BWD

@theonlyadult

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY is like Fox being fair and balanced.

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In response to #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY I am boycotting http://t.co/gFVUVssCM1!!!

Black Canseco

@BlackCanseco

In response to #WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY I am boycotting http://t.co/gFVUVssCM1!!!

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#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY .. THATS IT I'm never buying another Taylor Swift Record!

Brandale Randolph

@Brandale2221

#WhitePeopleBoycottingEBONY .. THATS IT I'm never buying another Taylor Swift Record!

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Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.

Contact Adrian Carrasquillo at adrian.carrasquillo@buzzfeed.com.

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