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That tension hit the boiling point Wednesday when Dash tweeted Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech to mark its 50th anniversary:
Classy gesture, right? Well, not to some black Twitter users who were annoyed by Dash’s comments. This person found fault with Dash using the word “negro” despite it being part of a direct quote from King’s speech:
Others were nastier, even tweeting back that Dash is a “white bi**h” and that she “lost her “privilege” to quote King because apparently she prefers whites to blacks. (Warning: Some rough language ahead…)