People Are Dragging The FBI For Their MLK Day Tweet

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 2:35 PM

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The FBI, like many people and organizations, tweeted what on the surface seemed like a relatively innocuous tweet to commemorate the day:

One small problem: The FBI wasn't exactly too keen on honoring King during his lifetime. Namely, they once sent him a letter blackmailing him and urging him to kill himself.

In light of this, people went to work to criticize the FBI's tweet. Here are some of the best examples.