Black History Month is a time to reflect on the many contributions to society and culture that Black people have given the United States and the world over. While true historical figures and moments of note should always be the primary focus, a hilarious number of tweets online put a humorous twist on the annual celebration of Black excellence.
A number of folks on Twitter have jumped in on the trend, most notably Phonte of Little Brother fame. It isn’t known who exactly began this trend of fictional but funny Black history facts, but we do know there has been a high number of clever tweets to sift through.
Check out the funniest fictional Black History Months tweets we could find below.
The Funniest Black History Month Joke Tweets We Could Find [Photos] was originally published on hiphopwired.com
Today in #BlackHistoryMonth , we celebrate Donte "The Cobra" Jackson...the first Black man to earn a black belt on a Friday, and then get his ass WHUPPED Saturday at the nightclub. 👀😜😉✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/7MUHipiq2d— Greg Simms Jr. (@gregsimmsjr) February 10, 2020
As we continue to celebrate Black History Month let's acknowledge this pillar of the Black community. pic.twitter.com/fqjRiUXjx6— Shanita Hubbard (@msshanitarenee) February 10, 2020
Today in Black History we celebrate Jimmy “Fingers” Hopkins for performing the world’s first successful hairline realignment, beard edge-up, and dark ceasar with the #2 guard. Icon. pic.twitter.com/Dy48rnLFqK— Phonte (@phontigallo) February 4, 2020
Today in Black History we celebrate Gussie Mae Johnson, the first Black woman to have her “mouth all ready” for some food that was no longer available. pic.twitter.com/gKgzlwacdV— Phonte (@phontigallo) February 1, 2020
To honor Black History Month we have to recognize the realist nigga to ever lived right here lmao 💀💀 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/CA8U4ezu2o— King Real 🇭🇹👑 (@GuyJ_123) February 5, 2020
“I know you heard about the Meg and G Eazy situation. Just know, I would never leave my black kings for the slave master’s descendants. Hope you’re having a beautiful black history month, king.” pic.twitter.com/8PQeIwR6ut— yeagerist (@somalijawn) February 3, 2020
“Hogan, we comin for you n*gga!”— Kenneth Cotton (@KennethCotton) February 9, 2020
Black history moment... pic.twitter.com/TFgWWsdl7f
2 Funny Mfs Talking About Black History Month 😭 pic.twitter.com/N0L9KjP0Mc— em eye e ell (@longlivemiel) February 4, 2020
we can’t celebrate Black History Month without acknowledging Ms. Maya Angelou pic.twitter.com/mMtrV7iqGs— Baby Dre (@richbabydre) February 4, 2020