Comedian Disrespects Rosa Parks on Twitter

This weekend a tweet from comic Jenny Johnson about civil rights icon Rosa Parks drew criticism. ...

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This weekend a tweet from comic Jenny Johnson about civil rights icon Rosa Parks drew criticism.


Johnson is the woman behind a major Twitter blow out with Chris Brown last year. The back and forth scored her features in national magazines as a champion of women's rights. Some questioned Johnson's positioning as a domestic violence advocate because of her ongoing digital harassment of Brown.

Johnson's reckless comment about a black woman icon exemplifies the disconnect many women feel with those who have become the face of women's rights. Does Johnson care about women? All women? Or is she more interested in gaining twitter followers and notoriety.When Johnson so nonchalantly disrespects our history it's hard to tell.

Do you think the tweet was uncalled for?


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