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    Reading These "African American Urge" Tweets Has Convinced Me That We've All Lived The Same Life

    "The African American urge to save a plastic bag."

    If you go online, then I'm sure you've noticed the "urge" trend taking over Twitter and TikTok. People everywhere are highlighting shared experiences they go through, whether that be the "the feminine urge to catch an attitude when you’re not getting enough attention," or the masculine, gay, or Mexican urge to do something specific to your community.

    the feminine urge to catch an attitude when you’re not getting enough attention

    Twitter: @lilwitchbaby / Via Twitter: @lilwitchbaby

    Well, Black people have officially joined the chat, and after reading through these urges, I'm convinced we all lived the same life. Here are some of my fave "African American urge" tweets:

    1.

    The African-American urge to say “I’m ready when you are” when you’re ready to go.

    Twitter: @kevyd_ / Via Twitter: @kevyd_

    2.

    The African American urge to save a plastic bag just to put it inside a bigger plastic bag full of other plastic bags.

    Twitter: @itsKayPrice / Via Twitter: @itsKayPrice

    3.

    The African American urge to say “chile” when you want to communicate a myriad of emotions in one word.

    Twitter: @psychonegraut / Via Twitter: @psychonegraut

    4.

    the african american urge to say FASFA instead of FAFSA

    Twitter: @marleybisme / Via Twitter: @marleybisme

    5.

    The African American urge to say “Let that baby walk” https://t.co/Uu70AzeK0o

    Twitter: @JayAyeBae/ @WeAreIvyPark / Via Twitter: @JayAyeBae Twitter: @WeAreIvyPark

    6.

    The African American urge to say "you smell like outside" to every child that has been anywhere...

    Twitter: @Karnythia / Via Twitter: @Karnythia

    7.

    the african american urge to point my finger in an aggressive manner when the song hitting too hard >

    Twitter: @_benjvmins_ / Via Twitter: @_benjvmins_

    8.

    The African American urge to call the person you grew up with but have absolutely no blood connection to your cousin

    Twitter: @aiyanaish / Via Twitter: @aiyanaish

    9.

    The African-American urge to stick your hand out the front door to get the weather for the day

    Twitter: @MelechThomas / Via Twitter: @MelechThomas

    10.

    The African American urge to only root for the Black people in any contest show

    Twitter: @fruity_noodles / Via Twitter: @fruity_noodles

    11.

    The African American urge to pull away when someone touches your hair w/o permission

    Twitter: @otterlytasty / Via Twitter: @otterlytasty

    12.

    The African-American urge to keep ya Black a$$ at home until you find out who all gone be there.

    Twitter: @AishaAdventures / Via Twitter: @AishaAdventures

    13.

    The african american urge to say “shiiiiid I’m tryna get like you” when somebody compliments me

    Twitter: @MarshawnaBrenae/Drew Angerer / Getty Images / Via Twitter: @MarshawnaBrenae

    14.

    The African American urge to say “im grown” anytime someone questions my decisions

    Twitter: @talenjacoby / Via Twitter: @talenjacoby

    15.

    The African American urge to say "Come to find out" when I'm telling a wild story

    Twitter: @BeSmoove7 / Via Twitter: @BeSmoove7

    16.

    The African American urge to yell "what you kno about this?" To anyone in my vicinity listening to Soul music from 60s - 90s

    Twitter: @blacclumberjack / Via Twitter: @blacclumberjack

    17.

    the African American urge to take off running every time I laugh too hard

    Twitter: @lifeofsaii / Via Twitter: @lifeofsaii

    18.

    the African American urge to wonder where them kids momma at when seeing them play outside alone

    Twitter: @gilllls_ / Via Twitter: @gilllls_

    19.

    The African American urge to smell the blanket they give u to sleep with before using it.

    Twitter: @YessssJesss / Via Twitter: @YessssJesss

    20.

    The African-American urge to say "now I need something sweet" after eating a full ass meal 🤦🏾

    Twitter: @OnAWHITEcloud_ / Via Twitter: @OnAWHITEcloud_

    21.

    the African American urge to ask “Y’all not cold?” when i want somebody to turn the heat on 💀

    Twitter: @sereneprinc3ss / Via Twitter: @sereneprinc3ss

    22.

    The African American urge to shout to a nervous stage performer “take your time baby”

    Twitter: @overdraftfee / Via Twitter: @overdraftfee

    23.

    The African American urge to get box braids again after I’ve seen them on someone else

    Twitter: @Morgandiann / Via Twitter: @Morgandiann

    24.

    The African American urge to say “oh they out today!” when seeing more than one police car in the neighborhood.

    Twitter: @toriafudge / Via Twitter: @toriafudge

    25.

    The African American urge to say "couldn't be me" when we see someone else getting played for a fool.

    Twitter: @jrbland / Via Twitter: @jrbland

    26.

    The African American urge to say “it better be that funny” after hearing ppl laugh too loud.

    Twitter: @Rblack_Goddess / Via Twitter: @Rblack_Goddess

    27.

    The African American urge to take extra napkins from anywhere and put them in your car

    Twitter: @KrisBeKnowin / Via Twitter: @KrisBeKnowin

    28.

    The African-American urge to want to know who baby doing all that holla’n in the store.

    Twitter: @xogabbyelle / Via Twitter: @xogabbyelle

    29.

    The African American urge to holler “FORTY DOLLARS!?” anytime something equals that amount.

    Twitter: @IamKickz / Via Twitter: @IamKickz

    30.

    The African American urge to drive around and look at Christmas lights saying “I know their light bill high”

    Twitter: @PirateCoop / Via Twitter: @PirateCoop

    31.

    the African American urge to eat the Fritos left in the variety pack when it’s nothing else to eat in the house

    Twitter: @earringdealer1 / Via Twitter: @earringdealer1

    32.

    The African American urge to keep hitting “add 30 sec” on the microwave instead of typing in the time

    Twitter: @FineAsKenn / Via Twitter: @FineAsKenn

    33.

    The African American urge to turn off “unnecessary lights” in other people’s houses.

    Twitter: @DivaLaci / Via Twitter: @DivaLaci

    34.

    The African American urge to scream “REPRESENTATIVE” instead of talking to automated systems 😂

    Twitter: @Mikayla_briann / Via Twitter: @Mikayla_briann

    35.

    The African American urge to say “these kids gone sleep good tonight!” while watching them play at a birthday party.

    Twitter: @beautifullyfitt / Via Twitter: @beautifullyfitt

    36.

    The African American urge to say “damn what they get” when a mf taking too long at the drive thru

    Twitter: @Wilde_GoAt / Via Twitter: @Wilde_GoAt

    37. And finally:

    The African American Urge to say "Why are we like this?!" after reading this thread

    Twitter: @MrsPrissy2u / Via Twitter: @MrsPrissy2u

    What urges did we miss? Let us know in the comments.