It’s been less than a year since George Floyd was killed by a police officer in the US state of Minnesota. On Sunday, April 11, another unarmed black man died in a police operation in Minnesota. And once again people are taking to the streets, protesting against racism and police violence. Thoughtful, warning comments are gathering on social media platforms and we would not be Best of Twitter if we didn’t include some of them in our daily. Please enjoy the best, funniest, and most important Tweets from today!
In elementary school my team lost unfairly in a game of dodgeball because the other side hit our last man standing in the head and I challenged it and our PE teacher said “In a year you won’t remember this game” and I said “What’s the date?” and he said “April 11th.” Here we are.
— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) April 12, 2021
My son just now: Is it safe for me to walk my dog?
He’s 15. He’s Black.
I hate that he has to ask this question.
I hate that my answer is “no”.
— Bryce Tache (@brycetache) April 13, 2021
My dating profile: pic.twitter.com/Zm7iWsXTXN
— Christian Becker (@TheAmazingBeck) April 10, 2021
How come women are supposed to defend themselves with a YMCA self-defense class and a fistful of keys but supposedly highly trained big brave police officers can’t learn a few aikido moves that will prevent them from «accidentally» doing constant murders
— Jess Zimmerman (@j_zimms) April 12, 2021
That uncle or aunt who kept their distance from the rest of the family will start making more sense to you as you get older.
— Sharon Godwin 👅💦 (@AlumBaeOfficial) April 12, 2021
once I’ve read both of these I’ll be unstoppable pic.twitter.com/IWu4pbxxjM
— Jonathan Ichikawa (@jichikawa) April 10, 2021
Two of the world’s richest men are building their own private space fleets so yes we should raise marginal tax rates
— Jake Maccoby (@jdmaccoby) April 12, 2021
Whenever I mess up an experiment I just think of what a pigeon considers a successful nest pic.twitter.com/dgUNQeDINK
— Nick Chiappini 🏳️🌈⚗️ (@ndchiappini) April 12, 2021
#JoeBiden’s dog #Major has to leave the White House to undergo additional training after a couple of biting incidents as he adjusts to his new home. So already, he’s facing more consequences for his behavior than any member of #DonaldTrump’s family ever did!
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) April 13, 2021
— Rebecca Herbert (@RebeccaH2030) April 12, 2021