Professional community agitator DeRay McKesson had heard initially that the man who shot and killed a WDBJ7 reporter and photographer (and injured two others) was a white man, and instinct took over:

#RacebaitFail.

McKesson blamed initial reports for his kneejerk reaction, and the backpedaling began:

He sure was:

There’s a lesson to be learned here.

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