- The Washington Times
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Actor and former NFL player Terry Crews is facing a wave of backlash after he tweeted concerns that “Black Lives Matter” was drowning out other voices.

“If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister,” the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star tweeted Tuesday.

“I have family of every race, creed and ideology,” he wrote. “We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter.”

The tweet was met with fierce criticism from supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Writer Kellee Nicole Terrell responded, “You truly are worthless to us. White people can have you, especially since you love doing their work for them.”

“This is unintellectual and irresponsible,” tweeted Amanda Seales. “You are developing into an enemy of the people. Ignorance will be your downfall.”

Terry Crews” became a top U.S. trending topic on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. He hasn’t responded publicly to the backlash.

The actor has voiced his support for the Black Lives Matter movement in the past but recently came under fire for a tweet warning against “Black supremacy.”

“Defeating White supremacy without White people creates Black supremacy. Equality is the truth,” he tweeted June 7, Newsweek reported. “Like it or not, we are all in this together.”

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