The “Brooklyn 9-9” star, 51, stated in a tweet that black lives shouldn’t be held greater than these of different races when the motion ends.
“If you’re a toddler of God, you might be my brother and sister. I’ve household of each race, creed and beliefs,” he wrote on Tuesday. “We should guarantee #blacklivesmatter doesn’t morph into #blacklivesbetter.”
Twitter customers instantly fired again at Crews, saying the motion is about being handled equally.
“We’re so removed from that bridge, Terry,” Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter, Bernice King, tweeted. “#BlackLivesMatter is, partly, a rallying cry and a protest slogan to provoke folks into doing the justice work wanted to derail the deaths, dehumanization and destruction of Black lives that racism causes. Justice will not be a contest.
One other person tweeted, “Gah. You might have omitted that final sentence. Nobody desires to be higher. We need to be handled pretty and equal.”
“can we climb the mountain that it’ll take to make Black lives really matter earlier than you begin worrying a couple of slippery slope on the opposite facet of it?” wrote one other.
Crews hasn’t publicly responded to the backlash.
Earlier this month, the “White Chicks” actor triggered an uproar on-line when he tweeted about “Black supremacy.”
As soon as once more, Crews spoke out amid the continued protests and referred to as for equality, writing, “Defeating White supremacy with out White folks creates Black supremacy. Equality is the reality.”
“Prefer it or not, we’re all on this collectively,” he added.
Crews’ “All people Hates Chris” co-star Tyler James Williams responded, saying he has “love” for Crews however stated that he was hurting the Black Lives Matter trigger.
A rep didn’t instantly return our request for remark.