A HISPANIC woman’s missing dog has sparked a race row on social media. 

Rebecca Macias was dubbed ‘racist’ by Twitter users after she plead for help to find her black dog, named Negro.

 

 

Rebecca named the dog after the colour of his fur, but most of her replies on Twitter were criticising her ‘racist’ dog name.

 

 

“You definitely ain’t gonna find that dog now with a name like that,” One user wrote.

As the debate picked up traction, users began blasting the Spanish language and saying the word for ‘black’ – negro – should be changed.

 

 

Many others argued that the word is not a slur in this context because it is literally the word for black.

UPDATE: The dog has been found…

 

 

 

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