#PenceBlackHistory recognizes our favorite white saviors during Black History Month

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Vice President Mike Pence tweeted an appreciation of Abraham Lincoln on Wednesday night — the first day of Black History Month.

Of course, Twitter used it as an opportunity to skewer the politician/pop culture villain with the hashtag #PenceBlackHistory. In several hilarious tweets, people on Twitter found ways to sarcastically celebrate the white people associated with black history and entertainment.

#PenceBlackHistory comes to us one day after Twitter lambasted President Donald Trump with #TrumpBlackHistory, after he didn't seem to know whether Frederick Douglass was dead or alive

Thanks, white people. You're the real MVPs. 

And Pence: 

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Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew Rodriguez is a Staff Writer at Mic. He is a queer Latino New Yorker who enjoys female rappers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Flannery O'Connor. He is a former editor at TheBody.com and he is working on a memoir.

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