Yahoo has apologized for a race-baiting tweet that contained a racial slur. The tweet was sent out at 10:01 pm on January 5th by Yahoo Finance. Yahoo later claimed the racial slur was a typo. But we know better.
The tweet read: "Trump Wants a Much Nigger Navy: Here’s How Much It'll Cost." It was later deleted.
The tweet became a trending topic and, of course, the online collective known as "Black Twitter" turned an obvious race-baiting situation into a joke at their own expense under the hashtag "#NiggerNavy".
I would say "do better", but why bother? This ignorance is why Donald Trump was elected president.
Black Twitter is filled with the most racist, violent, and hateful people on planet earth.
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) January 6, 2017
— ??Dirty Bird Germ??? (@DrDreddyMurphy) January 6, 2017
White people mad we made #NiggerNavy into a joke but if we were outraged they would've told us to get over it and it's not that serious?????
— Sydney West (@sydneywestt) January 6, 2017
Apparently Black Twitter was never a problem until the #niggernavy hashtag happened. Now we're the worst ppl on the planet.
— D. James (@OnDeManned216) January 6, 2017
— Rocky Bilboa (@ThadBaggins) January 6, 2017
I feel like black twitter is going to be the only thing to get us through the Trump presidency. #niggernavy
— Tiffany Thomas (@PastorTiffany) January 6, 2017
For every White person calling #NiggerNavy "racist", remember that if Black people didn't have humor, you all would be extinct.
— Brat Iz Life (@FeministaJones) January 6, 2017
#NiggerNavy is black people turning lemons into lemonade. I love my people man. I'm aboard this mf ship forever ? S. S. Black Twitter ???
— Queen Miyoncè (@badgalmiya) January 6, 2017
pentagon: "we can't find the target on radar"#NiggerNavy: "now if i go in this water and find it i'm beatin yo ass"
— kareem simpson (@simpson_kareem) January 6, 2017
— (Uh•Mill) (@TheFake_Amiel) January 6, 2017
— OG Draco?? (@robby305) January 6, 2017
— JJ (@nugget2times) January 6, 2017
That Yahoo Finance typo sent Black Twitter into a frenzy. #NiggerNavy is now trending. This is basically the Black History month pregame.
— NUFF$AID (@nuffsaidNY) January 6, 2017
Every time the #NiggerNavy sinks a battleship, someone yells Worldstar
— A Tired Black Man (@francisadujr) January 6, 2017
— bri (@bigshitxtalker) January 6, 2017
Do you know how often you have to type the word nigger for autocorrect to change bigger to nigger. #NiggerNavy
— James (@maryjamesblige) January 6, 2017
I could believe Trump would say some shit like that. #NiggerNavy
— ? (@OG_TGS) January 6, 2017
Someone scheduled that tweet and then went out to have big fun. #NiggerNavy
— Issa Navy (@footballfillibu) January 6, 2017