We’re Not Done: The Most Controversial Memes About The #FergusonDecision
Social media reacted to the grand jury’s decision to not indict Darren Wilson with galvanizing memes. While memes are usually comedic, the following express disappointment and despair in a judicial system that exposed itself to be anything but “post-racial.”Scroll through the controversial images that represent the Black community’s pain…
A commiserated illustration of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin together.
Woe is me Charlie Brown got dragged into this mess…
This photo references Kanye’s infamous 2013 BBC interview (the one mocked on Jimmy Kimmel’s show)
The infamous confederate flag hangs in the background, with a Ku Klux Klan member on the left side.
The classic clenched fist of the Black Power movement.
Direct lyrics from 2Pac’s 1998 single “Changes”.
A policeman, security guard, and a KKK member.
A newspaper comic reflecting on the matter of Black people boycotting 2014’s Black Friday. But why are they pigs?
This known image of racism in America actually has a name: A Lynching in the Heartland: Marion, Indiana, August 7, 1930
A meme that used a screenshot from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
A compare and contrast of how White killers are treated to Black unarmed victims.
A quote from the talented poet, Langston Hughes.
One of the more controversial images, based on what Darren Wilson said Michael Brown told him prior to shooting Brown in Ferguson.
A highly shared image from Instagram of what can be viewed as betrayal.
A collage of Black people in America coming so far but still being held back.
Isn’t the Statue of Liberty supposed to represent the opposite of this picture?
Some advice from the snarky but very smart Jon Stewart.
A quote from the honorable MLK.
Rapper 2Pac in the form of a pharoah.
This illustration features Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin, and Michael Brown, who all died in similar matters as their murderers were acquitted or not indicted.
Another somber image of the defamed American flag.
A fantastic quote from Howard Zinn.
A cartoon showing the irony of how many times a Mike Brown incident has happened in America.
A plea for change.
A doleful Statue of Liberty.
A blatant title.
A meme of rationality.
A provocative cartoon of how the judicial system treated Mike Brown.
The blood of Michael Brown leaking into the faucet of Ferguson’s distress.
An Instagram plea.
A quote from MLK’s legendary Letter from a Birmingham Jail in 1963.
Darren Wilson’s injuries don’t to the death of Mike Brown.
A response of island jargon.
A compare and contrast of lives.
A quote from President Thomas Jefferson, who famously had biracial children with Black slave Sally Hemings.
The non-indictment of Darren Wilson was released the week of Thanksgiving.
A spoof of The Maury Show that in previous memes was actually LOL-worthy.