Twitter Responds to Michael Dunn Verdict With #DangerousBlackKids

Adorable photos of black children defy the criminalization of black youths.


Twitter is littered with adorable photos of black children today under the hashtag #dangerousblackkids, which pokes fun at and defies the rampant criminalization of black children.

In response to the Michael Dunn trial, in which Jordan Davis was characterized as a dangerous, weapon-brandishing thug, Twitter user @thewayoftheid shared this photo:

More images of black children being children are pouring in under the meme, and it’s a moving display of black children’s humanity. Cry warning:

Check out more photos at #DangerousBlackKids.

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