Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

'Yes You're Racist' Twitter Account Outs Racists


Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (86 fans)

Logan Smith of Raleigh is behind the viral Twitter account @YesYoureRacist, which is outing white supremacists from Saturday’s protests in Charlottesville. He said that since publishing photos of torch-carrying white supremacist protesters, he has received remarkable support – but also death threats.  His account had about 65,000 followers Sat. morning. On Mon. afternoon, it hit 307,000 and was climbing. The attention from @YesYoureRacist got one man disowned by his family and another man is no longer employed. Smith said, “I’m a white man, and ... I think everyone – especially white people – have a responsibility to stand up against bigotry wherever they encounter it. Otherwise, by remaining silent you are potentially complicit in that white supremacist system, which depends on silence in order to thrive.”

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.newsobserver.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles