Kanye’s Antisemitism Didn’t Start With that Tweet

Kanye West has been antisemitic for a long time. It did not come to light, to me anyway because I am not up to date with celebrity news, until this tweet made the news. I dug deeper after seeing this and saw it has been going on for a while. I knew who he was … Continue reading Kanye’s Antisemitism Didn’t Start With that Tweet

The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Often in history, there are symbols that have a specific meaning. It can be especially sacred to an ethnic group or considered a hate symbol to another. Quite often, these symbols are co-opted by another group, used within white supremacy. It is racist and in some cases, ableist. Black Lives Matter Logo was Co-opted by … Continue reading The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Twitter Paints the Star of David to be Hateful Imagery

Imagine being proud of your identity. Imagine the symbol of that very identity being labeled as "hateful imagery." This very thing happened to Jewish Twitter account holders who used the מגן דוד Star of David as a profile picture. Their accounts were locked. "We have determined that this account violated the Twitter Rules. Specifically for: … Continue reading Twitter Paints the Star of David to be Hateful Imagery