It’s one factor for racist white people to say that every one black folks look alike, however for the person who performed the Black Panther himself, T’Challa, it’s an actual slap in the face that he can’t inform Elijah Cummings and John Lewis aside.
Elijah Cummings, the longstanding Congressman from Maryland who was among the many representatives in the House main the impeachment cost towards President Trump, died unexpectedly on Thursday (Oct. 17).
The web swelled with tributes, and celebrities and common Americans alike took to social media to pay their respects to the distinguished politician.
Chadwick Boseman was amongst them, however there was one thing incorrect along with his put up.
Black Panther himself @chadwickboseman actually out right here not figuring out the distinction between the late Elijah Cummings and @repjohnlewis, that is sort of embarrassing, eh?#RIPElijah pic.twitter.com/7zbAXiUYN7
— ? Spooky Dude ? (@chrisgraslie) October 17, 2019
Two of the three photographs he posted weren’t of Elijah Cummings, however have been as a substitute of John Lewis, the Congressman from Georgia who is legendary for his function in the Civil Rights Movement and for marching alongside MLK Jr.
The web took discover and promptly let King T’Challa know that he wanted to verify his Vibranium and are available once more.
For the report, THIS is Elijah Cummings:
This is NOT Elijah Cummings, however Joe Lewis:
This can also be John Lewis:
If somebody don’t name @chadwickboseman and inform him to take that Elijah Cummings IG put up down! ?????
— Isaac Hayes III (@IsaacHayes3) October 17, 2019
I don’t have the endurance for individuals who confuse Elijah Cummings and John Lewis at present.
— brittany packnett cunningham (@MsPackyetti) October 17, 2019
PSA: To media people complicated the now late nice Congressman Elijah Cummings (LEFT) with the very alive and properly Congressman John Lewis (RIGHT)…now is just not the time for you to be getting Black folks confused.
You will get your emotions damage whereas the remainder of us are mourning. pic.twitter.com/sdIAykYEjQ
— Ernest Owens (@MrErnestOwens) October 17, 2019
Helpful reminder, that’s Rep Elijah Cummings on the left and Rep John Lewis on the precise. Sitting with Rep Lewis at present consuming lunch, he couldn’t cease sniffling. His tears for his buddy didn’t cease and this loss is felt by all of us on the hill. pic.twitter.com/8houhZNbSp
— Andrew Aydin (@andrewaydin) October 17, 2019
All these people complicated Elijah Cummings with John Lewis pic.twitter.com/E2zLRCUgez
— ManSitChoAzzDown (@AngryManTV) October 17, 2019
Tweeting pics of John Lewis, pondering it’s Elijah Cummings… pic.twitter.com/gG1UQzHQQt
— Steven Kay Cash (@ThatFilmGuy93) October 17, 2019
Thankfully, after Twitter acquired him collectively, Chadwick deleted his tweet and posted an accurate tweet that featured solely a photograph of Elijah Cummings.
A civil rights icon…
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) October 17, 2019