Spike Lee May Have Just Compared Black Trump Supporters To House Slaves

Spike Lee May Have Just Compared Black Trump Supporters To House Slaves

The director's comment on Instagram raised many eyebrows.

The BlackkKlansman director, Spike Lee, is often seen as the champion of the Black cause and he has often been at the frontline in the fight against racism but his recent Instagram post has left many fans wondering about his thoughts and intentions. 

 



 

Spike Lee took to Instagram and posted the image (above) with the caption: "Massa, We Love You Massa. We Gonna Pray Fo' You Massa". Singing- "Swing Low,Sweet Chariot". 

Massa is a term with harsh racial connotation as this was often the term used by house slaves to refer to their masters. The image along with this caption seems to imply that the black Trump supporters around him were treating Trump as their master and praying for him.

This comment further prompted many reactions, some of which claimed that Spike Lee cannot digest the fact that there could be Black Trump supporters who support him because they believe in him. Spike Lee hasn't clarified his message so far but the message seems to have been taken in a way that Lee may not have thought of. 

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