The Young Turks, a far-left news outlet, spent the better part of last week race-baiting over the death of Jazmine Barnes, a 7-year-old black girl who was murdered by a 20-year-old black man.
Almost immediately after Barnes’ death, white Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King blasted a Twitter message to his 1.1 million followers claiming that a white man in a red pickup truck who sped away from the scene was responsible for the killing. The political left immediately seized upon the opportunity to highlight the alleged white on black crime, and The Young Turks joined the hustle.
“Manhunt For White Man Who Murdered 7-Year-Old Black Girl,” said a now-deleted Tweet linking to a now-deleted YouTube video with the same title. The organization offered no explanation for pulling the reports, nor an apology for whipping up race-based hatred.
Below is a screenshot of the video, featuring blowhard Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur, which garnered at least 63,000 views:
The outlet also employed some lefty-bro named Francis Maxwell to bash Trump for not addressing the murder, as noted by InfoWars reporter Paul Joseph Watson.
“The Young Turks claimed that President Trump deliberately ignored the tragic murder of a 7-year-old girl because the shooter was white. They posted 4 videos pushing the ‘white racist hate crime’ narrative. Turns out the shooter was black. Young Turks deleted all their videos,” Watson said.
The Young Turks claimed that President Trump deliberately ignored the tragic murder of a 7-year-old girl because the shooter was white.
They posted 4 videos pushing the 'white racist hate crime' narrative.
Turns out the shooter was black.
Young Turks deleted all their videos. pic.twitter.com/ckNEKp7ANo
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) January 7, 2019
“Another [deleted] video featured a panel discussion of the story while a fourth video featured Hasan Piker again pushing the narrative that the shooting was a racist hate crime,” said Watson in an InfoWars piece on the deleted video.
The suspect, taken into custody Sunday, is Eric Black Jr., a 20-year-old black man.
The Young Turks did not immediately respond to a comment request.
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