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Old Navy's Interracial Couple Is Driving Racists On The Internet Insane

Happy Monday! The internet is a miserable place!

Did you know that in the year 2016 images of interracial couples still drive a lot of people completely bonkers? It's true!

Evidence? Old Navy shared an image of a couple (1 white male, 1 black lady) with a child and the resulting sh*tstorm practically destroyed the company's social media account. Here's the image in question:

Totally innocuous! This family is living their normcore fantasy!

Too bad Internet racists are so empowered to spew forth a veritable septic tank worth of hateful rhetoric that they're rarely ever concerned about the fact that--often times-- their real names are not only associated with their profile, but highly traceable, too. Here are just a few of the disgusting responses, screenshotted by Jezebel and ONTD:

Jezebel also noted that while most Old Navy tweets only get a dozen or so retweets and responses, this "controversial" image received thousands of replies and shares.

It wasn't all bad, though:

See?! There's some hope left in the world!

Just kidding, most people are terrible and we should all be ashamed.

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