Crystal Wright, no stranger to making insensitive remarks, has spewed her latest attack on Trayvon Martin's family telling them they need to move on and stop creating "a race war," in light of their fight to press civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.
“Martin family+media time to move on from this manufactured race war. Or get on w/writing your books,” she tweeted Friday July 26, in response to Sybrina Fulton's emotional speech to the National Urban League about her son.
Wright, also known as "GOPBlackChick" on Twitter, retweeted other harsh commenters who supported her viewpoints. "didn't care about Trayvon till she copyrighted his name and made trash cans of money!" a user named @KenP1587 tweeted about Fulton. Wright replied, "Boom. That's it."
News One writes:
Wright, who takes pride in being a “triple minority,” — Black, female and Republican — was a regular commentator on HLN during the George Zimmerman trial, obviously selected to be the lone Black voice who would support the former neighborhood watch captain’s version of events — re: lies — and place 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on trial from the grave.
While Fulton may be spreading love the right way, Wright is spreading hate the GOP way — criminalizing an unarmed Black teen, ridiculing his mother and calling the love that she has for her child a media ploy.
When one follower — unsurprisingly, another White male — tweeted “gotta love parents-never paid attention-until his corpse brought fame/bucks,” Wright was quick to tweet her approval.
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(Photos from left: Twitter via GOPBlackChick, AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool, File)