A tweet by former president Barack Obama about the violence in Charlottesville has become the most liked message in the history of Twitter, the company said Wednesday. The tweet by the country's first black president quoted Nelson Mandela. "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion," Obama tweeted on Sunday, following deadly clashes in the Virginia city between neo-Nazi sympathizers and counterprotesters.
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion," the former president tweeted. He was quoting Nelson Mandela, and it struck a chord for many.
Obama quoted former South African president Nelson Mandela's autobiography, "Long Walk to Freedom."
Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Backseat driver in Charlottesville: • President Obama's tweet quoting former South African President Nelson Mandela after the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville has become one of the most ...
The former President quoted Nelson Mandela in response to the weekend’s violence.