Twitter cries ‘racism’ over innocuous photo of students. Then girl’s mother fires back with truth.

One Santa Fe, Texas, mother was forced to defend her daughter on social media this month after an internet mob cried “racism” over a picture of her daughter and classmates.
What’s the background?
Prior to the start of Game 5 in the NBA’s Western Conference finals between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors, the NBA invited Santa Fe High School seniors and first responders to the game, according to KHOU-TV.

The senior students gathered on court together to sing the national anthem and hold a moment of silence for the 10 lives lost at their school on May 18 in a shooting massacre.

Afterward, the NBA posted a picture of the girls to its Twitter account, where it garnered a lot of attention for all the wrong reasons.

The picture shows six white girls holding hands while a black girl, Nicole Janice, appears to be standing alone. Immediately, social media users charged that racism …

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