The fate of Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympian who shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, rests in the hands of Judge Thokozile Masipa, who is black. After Judge Masipa cleared Pistorius of premeditated murder, some tweeters said that Pistorius was benefiting from his race.

Then there’s this guy, who seems to think Masipa’s verdict was motivated by racial hatred of Steenkamp:

To some people, it’s always about race.

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