Deadspin reports that a rowdy crowd of tweeters expressed their outrage over “that damn ni**er” taking time away from their football last night. The Birmingham News reports that one of those tweeters was Bradley Patterson, a University of North Alabama football player. “Take that nigger off the tv, we wanna watch football!,” he tweeted. A UNA official told The News that Patterson is no longer a member of the team.
He is a shortlist of the racist tweets that were directed towards the President while he was speaking on the Newtown school shootings:
Unfortunately, this is not the first time the President has been the target of racism in an online space. After Obama was re-elected to the White House, racists expressed their anger over the results:
Can you believe this shit, Yes, cause if think America is past racism then you are a Fool!