You probably didn’t know that militant Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson spent the night in the slammer in Baton Rouge, LA. over the weekend.
McKesson, 31, took to Twitter.com to drum up support for himself from behind bars. But not too many Twitter users seemed to care.
McKesson was among 100 protesters arrested after peaceful protests for Alton Sterling turned violent on Saturday. Sterling is one of 2 males killed by cops last week.
McKesson was released from jail on Sunday. But some in the leftwing news media wondered aloud why social media didn’t throw their full support behind him.
Twitter user @starrytoronto thought he had the answer. He said black males in particular don’t support McKesson because he’s openly gay.
“I wish deray wasn’t a homosexual male.., he would have had more support from blackmen.. its hard for us to take instructions from a gay male,” @StarryToronto tweeted.
Starry’s Tweet provoked debate and anger among his followers. He later deleted the Tweet.
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