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Racists use app to trick celebrities into endorsing anti-Semitic views
Brett Favre, Soulja Boy and Andy Dick didn't realize what they'd said

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/01/cameo-anti-semitic-tricks/?yptr=yahoo
...has learned that two racist YouTubers have used Cameo, an app that lets you pay for personalized celebrity messages, to make NFL legend Brett Favre, rapper Soulja Boy and actor Andy Dick unwittingly record anti-Semitic messages that were promptly used for hateful videos. The duo paid significant sums (as much as $500 for Favre) and used coded language that sounded benign on the surface, but included coded language that anti-Jewish groups would immediately recognize.


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PETA ridiculed, criticized for comparing 'speciesism' with racism, homophobia and ableism


https://www.yahoo.com/news/peta-ridiculed-criticized-comparing-apos-172551062.html
"Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist language, phrases that trivialize cruelty to animals will vanish as more people begin to appreciate animals for who they are and start ‘bringing home the bagels’ instead of the bacon," the animal rights organization tweeted Tuesday.


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Bad Public Transportation Keeps Americans Poor. These Folks Won’t Tolerate It




https://www.yahoo.com/news/bad-public-transportation-keeps-americans-104504842.html
...But advocates and activists say access remains unequal. They describe an imbalance in which those who rely on public transit the most — often the poor and people of color — face the greatest hurdles in finding it.


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Debra Green faced a challenge making it to downtown Pittsburgh because of poor bus service in her nearby community of Duquesne, Pennsylvania. She helped organize an effort that led to the restoration of a bus stop that once had served her neighborhood. (Nate Smallwood for HuffPost)


Laura Wiens serves as director of Pittsburghers for Public Transit, whose board members include Green. (Nate Smallwood for HuffPost)


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