Yahoo Finance makes glaring error with n-word navy (Photo Credit: Screen shot/Yahoo Finance)

Yahoo Finance makes glaring error with N-word navy (Photo credit: Screenshot/Yahoo Finance)

In a glaring example of why a writer needs to proofread before publishing, Yahoo Finance tweeted an embarrassing news headline. The headline reads “Trump wants a much n—–navy: Here’s how much it will cost” and caused an almost immediate reaction. Of course, the website meant to say “much bigger navy” but Black Twitter responded with some funny race-based posts. Twitter reportedly has stopped the #n—–navy from trending but here are a few of the comments:

 

Mo Barnes

"Mo Betta" Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician.