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Can You Be 'White Hispanic'? Twitter Reacts To Controversial Tweet About Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter

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Can You Be 'White Hispanic'? Twitter Reacts To Controversial Tweet About Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter

EXCERPT: LATIN TIMES, VIDEO VIA CNN

Esteban Santiago has been identified as the shooter of the Ft. Lauderdale airport tragedy. During the conflicting reports of his background one Twitter user identified him as a "white hispanic" and replies to that message were of confusion.

Apparently some people don't realize that Hispanic and Latinos come in different shades. What some social media users fail to realize is that Hispanic is an ethnicity and "white" is a race.

NATURALLY, twitter was on fire again:

This just makes me facepalm. HARD.

 

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