T. J. HOLMES - #drivingwhileblack
After the Trayvon Martin travesty occurred, BET brought T. J. HOLMES to 106 and Park to help give context to the racial profiling issue. Little did he know - 4 months later, he would be the target of such profiling...
- On March 30, 2012, BET brought T. J. Holmes on to help co-host 106&Park to speak about racial profiling, Trayvon Martin and staying safe and alive.
- — TJ Holmes (@tjholmes)Thu, Mar 29 2012 06:56:35Just landed in NY. Immediately put the hood from my hoodie on 4 the same reason many other young, black men do: because it's cold outside!
- — Tyrese Gibson (@Tyrese)Thu, Mar 29 2012 14:28:45
- — TJ Holmes (@tjholmes)Thu, Mar 29 2012 19:07:31Thx 4 all the kind words. Sorry I haven't been able 2 respond 2 each of u. Was proud to be part of the show. Thx 2 @106andpark 4 the invite.
- On July 30, 2012 --- this occurred...
- "Driving while black ain't no joke!" - @tjholmes
- — Thembisa S. Mshaka (@putyrdreams1st)Tue, Jul 31 2012 07:44:19
- — John Humphrey (@FlyGuyInaBowTie)Tue, Jul 31 2012 01:13:42
- — Tedd Abramson (@TEDDABRAMSON)Mon, Jul 30 2012 23:01:25
- — TJ Holmes (@tjholmes)Mon, Jul 30 2012 18:41:20If my experience helps move the conversation along, so be it. But, judging by some of the comments I've been reading, I'm not optimistic.
- — April (@ReignOfApril)Mon, Jul 30 2012 18:00:46
- — Misty Nicole (@CoCoTide)Mon, Jul 30 2012 16:26:00
- — TJ Holmes (@tjholmes)Tue, Jul 31 2012 02:50:07I need someone 2 teach me how 2 sleep. I'm clearly not doing it right. #DontSleep I'm up getting the blog ready. Will have it 4 u in a bit.
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