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Day: June 16, 2020

Private Facebook groups are using ‘Justice for George Floyd’ as a cloak for racist behavior

Dara Kerr, Shara Tibken   June 16, 2020 10:16 a.m. PT Experts say these groups serve to indoctrinate and radicalize like-minded people with racist rhetoric. This makeshift memorial and mural were put up in the location where George Floyd was killed by a police officer on May 25 in Minneapolis. Jason Armond/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images At first glance, a private “Justice for George Floyd” Facebook group looks like many of the dozens of other groups created to collectively mourn the killing of an unarmed black man by a white… Read more Private Facebook groups are using ‘Justice for George Floyd’ as a cloak for racist behavior