Cancel Chris Evan’s starrer Captain America: Civil War has been trending on Twitter for a few days. The strange campaign movement kicked off as a result of undoing the Black Lives Matter movement across the world. Not Only, Captain America: Civil War, but also various other things have been targeted by the internet’s cancel culture.
Fans and people asked to remove the Civil War tag from the Chris Evans starter movie’s title. Civil War has a horrible connection to slavery. Civil War is the most tragic part of history for black people in the USA. Several Twitter users believe that putting the word, Civil War in movie title demeans the African-American people who fought for their rights and against slavery from 1861 to 1865. Some also mentioned that such a word devalues today’s fight against racism.
Twitter users acknowledged Captain America: Civil War, after the University of Oregon and Oregon State University dropped the name. The popular college football rivalry between the University of Oregon and Oregon State University is termed as Civil War. The students and alumni of the two institutes complained that the college rivalry’s Civil War name has a connection to a war fought against slavery. Oregon State University athletics department then dropped the name.
Disney and Marvel Studios haven’t responded as of now. Fans also tagged Chris Evans in various posts on Twitter, and he also hasn’t responded yet. Captain America: Civil War released back in 2016, and is the 13th film in popular Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie also plays an integral part in the culmination of Infinity Saga in Avengers: Endgame. The movie grossed over US$1 billion at the box office, thus becoming critically and commercially film in 2016.
Russo Brothers directed the superhero movie, in which the Avengers have divided and fight each other. Chris Evans’s Captain America assembles his team to fight against Robewrt Downey Jr’s Tony Stark’s team.
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