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Taking a stand against white supremacy, popular knitting site Ravelry bans content supporting TrumpTaking a stand against white supremacy, popular knitting site Ravelry bans content supporting Trump
Ravelry, a free social networking service dedicated to knitting, crocheting, and other yarn crafts, recently made a strong public stance against white supremacy in the form of a policy banning content in support of U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration.
Anti-semitism, racism and other old white supremacist prejudices die hardAnti-semitism, racism and other old white supremacist prejudices die hard
Anti-semitism, racism and other prejudices are on the rise in most established democracies. Still, silencing white supremacists on the Internet is counterproductive. It would only lead to more senseless acts violence similar to those perpetrated by Anders Breivik and Rhodesia-inspired Dylann Roof.
How activists of color lose battles against Facebook’s moderator armyHow activists of color lose battles against Facebook’s moderator army
While Facebook professes a commitment to stopping hate, harassment and discrimination, the social media behemoth's reporting policies and human moderators often punish users of color who speak out against racism or justifiably criticize white people.