A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook's censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.
In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of "radicalized" Muslims. "Hunt them, identify them, and kill them," declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. "Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all."
Students at more than 100 colleges across the country plan to stage national walkout on Wednesday. Organization urges white students to form "circle of protection" around non-white peers.
"They tell us they are gonna beat us up for being Black and they're gonna stab us," a ninth grader at York County School of Technology told DiversityInc.
From anti-immigrant postings on social media to swastikas scrawled on storefronts and a Black doll found with a noose around its neck, some Trump supporters are acting on his rhetoric.
The election of President-elect Donald Trump has emboldened some of his supporters to act out on his campaign rhetoric with impunity. Despite Trump's call for the nation to come together, many of those who voted for him consider his selection to be mandate.
Does Ann Coulter have the right to spout hate speech, and do people have a right to criticize her for it? One reader wonders why the American public can't just "lighten up" about it. See what the White Guy has to say.
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