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Hate Based Facebook Pages- Remove This and Others from Facebook and Urge Closer Page Monitoring and Penalization
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Hate Based Facebook Pages- Remove This and Others from Facebook and Urge Closer Page Monitoring and Penalization

    1. Qiana Williams
    2. Petition by

      Qiana Williams

      Brooklyn, NY

Recently, I was invited to a page that was simply titled: "RIP Trayvon Martin". Without thinking twice, I went to the page to LIKE it. After doing so and seeing what was actually in front of me, I stopped dead in my tracks, immediately UNLIKING the page and reporting it to Facebook. Enough people reported it so that it was shut down, but unfortunately, it has since been recreated, over and over again.

This was not a page that was created in memoriam of the young man that was gunned down in cold blood. No. Instead, it was a mockery of the African American race as a whole. Pictured is imagery of Trayvon’s young, dead body with a KFC cutout on his shirt, a mockery of him jumping with dolphins, monkeys being portrayed as African Americans with methods of how to kill them on the side, skittles and other, racially offensive and hateful images.

These types of pages are set up to be offensive tto minorities of many different ethnic backgrounds, with a huge focus on African Americans. Many members of the Caucasian race as well have expressed their disgust as a response to the blatant hatred that is displayed here. In fact, the headliner on one of these pages simply states: "In remembrance of Trayvon Martin's dead ass, and his bag of skittles”. 

The administrator of this page is a coward. This person is hateful and insecure and they don't deserve a platform to express their hate and mock the death of this young man. We all understand that Trayvon's death is a huge story in the headlines and people have their own opinions on what the truth is and whether Zimmerman is vindicated in his actions. While opinions are all good and fair, expressing such disgusting and vile acts is not.

We are urging you to sign and share, not just to get these pages removed from Facebook, but to urge the administrators on Facebook to more closely monitor these types of pages and to penalize the users that continue to build them by permanently banning them . While freedom of expression is allowed, desecration and the misuse and portrayal of an innocent teen's dead body should NOT be, under any circumstance be accepted. Thank you for your support. 

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    1. Reached 1,500 signatures
    2. Continuing to build pages

      Qiana Williams
      Petition Organizer

      It's sad that we haven't yet reached 100 signatures, but this coward continues to build pages and get 100's of likes. Please spread the word. REPORTING the page won't do anything. We need to have their IP blocked from creating more fake pages/profiles and promoting their hatred. Check out the latest: https://www.facebook.com/pages/RIP-Trayboon/291316721014537

      RIP Trayboon

      RIP Trayboon. 128 likes · 0 talking about this.

    3. Reached 25 signatures

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    • Pauline Hicks TERRELL, TX
      • 10 months ago

      Hate needs to STOP!!!!

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    • Patricia Driscoll GREENE, ME
      • 11 months ago

      It's disgusting!

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    • Fidelis Eluemunoh LAGOS, NIGERIA
      • 12 months ago

      This is disgusting, racial hate is a crime against humanity and the Creator

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    • Tomekia Dinham JBLM, WA
      • 12 months ago

      I want to the help be the change that this country needs. History shouldn't have to repeat itself before we are heard. Hate is a horrible way to live

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    • Andre Cole HAVRE DE GRACE, MD
      • 12 months ago

      We need love In the world not hate. Hate occurs when a dominate race loves for the ruler of this world (satan).

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