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Twitter users are using the hashtag #AllBuildingsMatter on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to make a point about the obtuseness or insensitivity of responding to the Black Lives Matter movement with the phrase “All Lives Matter.” However, the hashtag is being criticized by many for being insensitive itself, or for diminishing the tragedy of the terrorist attacks.

The trend appears to have been started by a Black Lives Matter supporter who said: “9/11 is sad but let’s remember that #AllBuildingsMatter,” and in response to the attention the tweet received, then said: “obviously remember the innocent lives lost, but you get the point of this tweet…”


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