Carly McKinney, aka CarlyCrunkBear: DJ Diplo rallies for suspended teacher at #FreeCrunkBear
Tomorrow I'm gonna use all my internet mumbojumbo to get #freecrunkbear trending !! Ok so be prepared— dıpןo (@diplo) January 31, 2013
Shortly thereafter came this:
Ok fuck it.. My peoples let's free crunkbear now!— dıpןo (@diplo) January 31, 2013
He also shared this graphic:
One person on Diplo's feed suggests that everyone change their Twitter avatars to the flag above, while others are using the #FreeCrunkBear hashtag without quite knowing why. An example:
In contrast to all this online activity, McKinney is laying low. But Diplo and his followers are making sure her case isn't forgotten.
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