Reddit mods say site has banned "any content that shows a person of color as the aggressor"

by Adam Ford · Jul 9th, 2020 12:13 pm
51

Last Updated Jan 4th, 2021 at 9:44 am

Moderators for popular subreddit r/JusticeServed on Reddit — one of the most visited websites on the internet with an estimated 12 billion page views per month — said Monday that due to new site policies they are no longer allowed to permit posts, comments, or any other content that shows a person of color as the aggressor:

Any content showing a person of color as the aggressor will be considered "hate speech and/or harassment toward a minority group," the announcement warned.

After an outcry of negative responses including many accusations of racism and reverse racism, moderators of the subreddit, which boasts 1.5 million subscribers, deleted the post:

The post, however, can still be viewed via archive services:

? Alexa ranks Reddit as the 20th most visited and engaged website in the entire world.


Comments

There are 51 comments on this article.

You must become a subscriber or login to view or post comments on this article.