Piers Morgan
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Yep, we’re here again.

People are questioning the premise behind the “Black Lives Matter” phrase, arguing that it’s divisive and suggests a superiority and that “All Lives Matter” is more appropriate.

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They refuse to understand the unique set of challenges that black people face in being subjected to excessive police force, and the necessity of a separate social-justice movement to bring attention to that crisis.

The latest perpetrator of the “All Lives Matter” nonsense is former CNN anchor Piers Morgan, who moseyed his way into a beef Tuesday with black Twitter. Morgan responded to a tweet posted by Marc Lamont Hill, a media pundit and Morehouse College professor.

https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623497643419762688https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/623497855030964224https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623499020527210496

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Hill did a good job articulating the problem with the “All Lives Matter” retort, so we’ll just post the blow-by-blow of his Twitter exchange with Morgan here. 

https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/623500959268872193https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623499851649585152https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623500100405301248https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/623501586153742336https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/623502998510149632https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623500689411477504https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623501330355654656https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623501622199463937https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623501986235723776https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623503550971142144

And black Twitter picked up where Hill left off. 

https://twitter.com/MattStoryMusic/status/623517713453875201https://twitter.com/marclamonthill/status/623504864396455936https://twitter.com/Dreamweasel/status/623535617905979392https://twitter.com/XLNB/status/623566017592037376

I think everyone gave Morgan a lot to think about. 

For more of black Twitter, check out The Chatterati on The Root and follow The Chatterati on Twitter.

Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele is a staff writer at The Root and the founder and executive producer of Lectures to Beats, a Web series that features expert advice with scarily insightful people. Follow Lectures to Beats on Facebook and Twitter.