Today marks the anniversary of 2,977 Americans kissed their loved ones goodnight for the last time, including 23 NYPD officers, 343 New York firefighters, and 37 Port Authority officers. The 9/11 Tribute in Light serves as a reminder of the lives lost on that tragic day.
Social media poured with thousands of tributes for the people who lost their lives. Check out some below!
In the conference room aboard Air Force One, Pres & Mrs Trump and senior WH staff observe a Moment of Silence for the fallen in the 9/11 attacks 19 years ago. pic.twitter.com/IEtALgblXU
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 11, 2020
"I can hear you, the rest of the world hears you, and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon!”
— ABC News (@ABC) September 11, 2020
The racial tension that is sizzling in the United States saw some people taking the day to send another message that “All Black Lives Matter” by sending a message to those claiming “All Lives Matter”.
On the same day as 9/11, twitter was trending with #AllBuildingsMatter and the reactions of the hashtag can be seen below.
— Paul Kelley 🏠 (@paulkelley) September 11, 2020
“Racism is bad. Black Lives Matter”
— 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐧-𝐋𝐢 #BLM (@iambrandonnnn) September 11, 2020
follow police instructions and it won't happen, truth hurts doesn't it. W all know black people are always trying to escape and do something shady during an arrest.
— PrivilegedBrownGuy 😎 (@John5246) September 11, 2020
— Flight’s Burner (@FlightReacts__) September 11, 2020
okay but all lives mater not just theirs? im sure people die inside buildings everyday
— ᴘɪɴᴋ ꜰʀɪᴅᴀʏ | ᴺᴹ5 (@pinnkfriday) September 11, 2020
— Uhlume 🇺🇸 A.D.O.S.👊🏽 (@Behembaba) September 11, 2020
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