Look: Matt Barnes Got Mixed Reactions to '#BlacksStopKillingBlacksChallenge'

Matt Barnes

Look: Matt Barnes Got Mixed Reactions to '#BlacksStopKillingBlacksChallenge'

The Kings' forward isn't here to "Juju on That Beat" or freeze like a "Mannequin."

Published November 23, 2016

Miss Matt Barnes with any invitations to hit the "Juju on That Beat," freeze for the #MannequinChallenge or develop a funny rhyme for the #UNameItChallenge.

The Sacramento Kings' forward isn't up for any kind of trivial viral sensation. Instead, the NBA veteran took to his Instagram account Tuesday to spread the word on a "#BlacksStopKillingBlacksChallenge" that he saw from a fellow IG user.

"With all these dumb ass challenges everyone thinks are funny & want to take part in.. let's take part in a Real Challenge!" the outspoken Barnes wrote as a caption to his post.

Take a look.

Within moments, his post was hit with heavy mixed reactions from some of his 425,000-plus followers.

One follower commented, "This is nothing but the truth and unfortunately it's gonna be a fail!lol."

Another strongly agreed, saying: "Real talk Bro. I wish all those fake Pro blacks and that so Call Conscious community would read this and recognize."

Another follower couldn't disagree enough, commenting:

"Are you gonna ask whites to stop killing whites or latinos to stop killing latinos? This notion that black on black crime is actually a thing came directly from the oppressor to justify their heinous crimes against us. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS UNJUSTIFIED BLACK ON BLACK CRIME! Please understand this is and has always been a tactic used by supremacist to continue to oppress us."

What do you think about Barnes's message here? 

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Written by BET Staff

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