Just recently it was reported by Brooklyn Vegan, that UK rock band Fat White Family mocked British foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Facebook and Twitter after Johnson said that Sirte, the Libyan city where Muammar Gaddafi was killed, only has to “clear the dead bodies away” to become the “next Dubai.” The band’s Facebook post has been deleted, but their tweet remains, which reads:
ONLY A PEPPERING OF SAND NIGGER CARCASSES TO SHIFT AND WE'VE GOT OURSELVES A NEW DUBAI GENTLEMEN! ONWARDS!!!
— Fat White Family (@FatWhiteFamily) October 3, 2017
That tweet caused Pitchfork to post an article with the headline, “Fat White Family Post Racial Slur on Social Media.” Fat White Family members Lias and Nathan Saoudi who are of Algerian descent, took to Facebook to reply to Pitchfork stating: