young black woman get roasted for calling tom joyner white
Soon there is going to be a whole generation that will not know what's it like to wake up to the Tom Joyner morning show. Whether you listened to him on the school bus before the first bell or in your car on your way to work Joyner's voice was a cultural marker for the Black community. Not only was his radio show legendary but also his annual Tom Joyner cruise. He's also invested time and money into promoting the many HBCU's across the country. You would think that everyone, even non-black people, would have some knowlegdge of Mr. Joyner and his background.
Apparently not everyone.
A Twitter user posted a throwback live performance of Fantasia on the Tom Joyner show. Mr. Joyner as usual was living his best Black life dancing and singing along to the performance. You'll see though in the tweet below that one user had a comment about the video that created a Twitter firestorm:
The white man is literally me every time I listen to fantasia https://t.co/XpD9AITuZx— MaeJay... (@therealmaejay) June 24, 2020
The woman that called Tom Joyner a white man is all of 20 years old. There is no way no one told her about Tom Joyner and how black he really is. It's a good possibility that she intentionally called him white to get attention and promote her business (which she did immediately after the tweet was it) and then played dumb afterwards. Our guess is the latter although anything is possible.
People out here thinking Tom Joyner is white and Shaun King is black.... pic.twitter.com/6Z9X3peTKg— confusion. (@_biggieshorty) June 24, 2020
This baby don’t know Tom Joyner ? we have failed our youth pic.twitter.com/brBoAFAOUW— Nichelle Moore • 🌺BLM 🌈 (@shurinicole) June 24, 2020
If you don’t know who Tom Joyner is did your parents really ever drive you to school????— Oh That’s Corey! (@TheOTAPShow) June 24, 2020
Me thinking something bad happened to Tom Joyner but it’s just kids thinking he’s white pic.twitter.com/wUzIgdd2PA— WeeklyNewsical (@WeeklyNewsical) June 24, 2020
White man???? She thought Tom Joyner was white?— Black Clark Kent (@Xxsupadave) June 24, 2020
On this land? pic.twitter.com/4RhxmdHOqc
That girl called Tom Joyner white then right under that tweet said support her black business pic.twitter.com/BcFUHbwPUB— Black MagIIc (@jovie2fresh) June 24, 2020
Not y’all thinking Tom Joyner is a white man 😭 Like y’all didn’t listen to “Oh, oh, oh. It’s the Tom Joyner morning show,” on the way to school?!?— Executive Coon Detective 🕵🏾♀️ (@itsunNESSAsary) June 24, 2020
Are you talking about this Tom Joyner? Because last time I checked... pic.twitter.com/3ZNyaE2KMz— 😷Ashanti😷 (@clifftothemound) June 24, 2020
I am sorry to Fantasia, to Tom Joyner and his legacy, to every Family Reunion Cruise, to the Red Velvet Cake Studio, to red velvet cake in general... to... whoever...— QuintessentialFlaw (@Composition31) June 24, 2020
This tweet just murdered a hit.😂 pic.twitter.com/il7kpvNUq0