As ones who consider themselves allies of the black community, Buzzfeed felt the wrath of #BlackTwitter last week after they released a video titled “27 Questions Black People Have For Black People.”

In case you were under a social media rock last week, the video included black video participants who presented questions to the black community … when really all they ended up asking were stereotypical, offensive, and white-washed questions that had most shaking their head.

While many were anticipating an apology video from the media collective, the issue came by way of a Tweet:

Though they are willing to admit the video was done in poor and taste and was a “mistake”, it has not been removed for their site.   And although they admit the video was a “mistake” on their behalf, it has not been removed from their site and many people are not accepting their apology.

Do you forgive them ?
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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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