Desean Jackson tweets have been deemed “Anti Semitic” after he quoted Hitler.
NFL player Desean Jackson recent activity on social media have the baller catching heat after some folks felt his post was “Antisemitic”. The post was meant to be a quote from Hitler, but the internet is filled with fakes news.
Late last light Desean Jackson shared some images to his Instagram story of what he thought was a quote by HItler. The quote made reference to Jewsih people being imposters and about the “true identity” of black people.
However, the quote is false and is a part of a set of doctrines that a certain sect of Black Hebrew Israelites believe. While the post was definitely ignorant and insensitive, Jackson should not be penalized for being uninformed. At least not any more than we penalize the President of the United States.
Since the original post, the Philadelphia eagle wideout has issued an apology via Instagram.
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I post a lot of things that are sent to me, I do not have hatred towards anyone. I really didn’t realize what this passage was saying. Hitler has caused terrible pain to Jewish people like the pain African-Americans have suffered. We should be together fighting anti-Semitism and racism. This was a mistake to post this and I truly apologize for posting it and sorry for any hurt I have caused.
Jackson made an honest mistake for people living in this information age, he didn’t fact check. At a time when Donald Trump currently sits in the world’s most powerful position, but still uses his social media like a reality TV star. Football players should have a little bit more room for era that our commander and chief
What do you guys think of Desean Jackson Anti-Semitic Post? Was it an honest mistake by a guy trying to be woke?