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16 August 2017, 08:02
This tweet by Barack Obama on how people are not born racist has become the most liked post of all time on Twitter.
The former President of the US took to social media following the Unite The Right march at Charlottesville over the weekend, when neo-Nazis, the KKK and the Alt-Right carried tiki torches as they chanted "Blood and soil".
Mr Obama tweeted a quote from Nelson Mandela:
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017
That overtake the previously most-liked tweets from Ariana Grande after the Manchester bombing and Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar selfie.
broken.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
Five of the top seven most liked posts on Twitter have been from the 44th President of the US.
Meanwhile, Donald Trump denounced violence "on both sides", insisting there were good people in the neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville.