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On Sunday we celebrated the 58th anniversary of Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Alabama.

To commemorate, the Republican Party—you know, the group that's having some trouble courting minority voters—tweeted this:

Eeek. "Fighting to end racism" is actually what they meant, the GOP wrote in a tweet:

But the damage had already been done. @FeministaJones got the #RacismEndedWhen GOP roast started Sunday:

She later explained why:

Eventually, the rest of Twitter swiftly joined in. Hilarious. God help the GOP.

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