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Terry Crews Panned Online For His Cautionary Tweet On Black Lives Matter

Terry Crews again faced heated criticism on Tuesday over a tweet about the possible direction of the Black Lives Matter movement.

“If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology,” the actor tweeted. “We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter.”

His comment ― like one he made earlier this month voicing concerns about “Black supremacy” ― drew swift and harsh backlash.

It prompted Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., to respond, “We’re so far from that bridge, Terry.”

She explained in her tweet:

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Walmart stops carrying ‘All Lives Matter’ merchandise from online third-party sellers

Walmart will no longer sell “All Lives Matter” merchandise on its website, the company announced Monday.

In recent weeks, the retail giant faced backlash for carrying T-shirts that featured variations of the Black Lives Matter slogan, including “Blue Lives Matter,” “Irish Lives Matter,” and “Homeless Lives Matter” online, WRAL reported.

For some, the variations make a “mockery” of the racial and social justice movement, which was founded after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of Black teen Trayvon Martin in 2013.

Though the items are sold by third parties, Walmart said it will remove “All Lives Matter” apparel from the site “indefinitely” after employees and customers voiced concern about the message behind the merchandise, a company spokesperson told McClatchy News in a statement.

District removes Black Lives Matters signs from Visalia school, seeks new forum for students

“We fundamentally believe all lives do matter and every individual deserves respect,’‘

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