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Holy moly! On October 31, the last day of Black History Month in England, BBC Newsbeat shared a video for their "That Black British Feeling" series in which they asked and then investigated the ridiculously racist question, "Is it true all black people like chicken?" In response, I would like to ask them, "Are you freaking serious?"

Their scientific research seems to involve just asking a bunch of people, some black, some white (why would they ask white people?) whether or not they think that all black people (even vegetarians, BBC?) like chicken.

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Are you sure about that, bro?
Are you sure about that, bro?

The BBC Newsbeat Twitter account deleted their first tweet with the video, which read "Black people and fried chicken—is there any truth in it?" and then, because apparently they didn't think it was bad enough the first time, sent it out AGAIN, only this time with the text, "We're talking about being black and British and the stereotypes you might face, like this one."

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Twitter's response to the video was, as you might expect, not entirely positive.

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Well, if cartoons say it's true…
Well, if cartoons say it's true…
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Sigh.
Sigh.

Please join BBC Newsbeat next week, when they delve into the question, "Are our viewers really as dumb as we think?"