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Don Lemon BLASTED By Social Media For Holding Up ‘N-Word’ Sign

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Don Lemon was blasted by social media on Monday night after holding up a sign with the N-word on it during his show, CNN Tonight.

The anchor was reporting on the conversation surrounding the removal of the Confederate flag in the wake of the Charleston church massacre that left nine people dead last week.

READ MORE: South Carolina Senators Call For Removal of Confederate Flag Following Church Shooting

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“This is what America is talking about right now,” he  said, while holding up a Confederate flag. “Does this offend you? It is a Confederate flag. Is it a symbol of Southern pride or a symbol of hate?”

Then he grabbed the N-Word sign.

“What about this… does this offend you? President Obama said it out loud in an interview and a lot of people are shocked.”

Moments later, Twitter was flooded with folks who found the newsman’s report offensive.

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