Well let your cousins on Twitter tell it, all of the above are true if you take a scroll down the hashtag #CivilRightsTwitter. Users are taking black and white photos from the Civil Rights Era and captioning them using Black vernacular and more current slang. The result is a hilarious comedic relief. Take a look at some of the best tweets below.
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