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Facebook “Enforces” Community Standards, Squelches Freedom and Diversity of Expression

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Facebook goes the extra mile to mention that the challenge of ideas and social commentary are allowed on the site, however, when one reads the regulations under “Attacks on Public Figures.” Guidelines state that while critical discussion is permitted, “credible threats to public figures, as well as hate speech directed at [public figures]” are not.

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Criminal Justice System Hurts Communities of Color

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This past Saturday, Generation Opportunity’s Director of Outreach Patrice Lee shared her story with hundreds of young Americans. Originally from the Caribbean British island called Montserrat, Lee’s family moved to the United States so Lee and her siblings could have a chance to get a college education and pursue a meaningful career, something that the large government and insider politics on the island prevented them from doing.

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