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Hate crimes once again made the news this week. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine the rise in hate crimes and White nationalism. Underscoring the need for the hearings, YouTube disabled comments on its livestream of the hearing because they quickly became hate speech.  FBI statistics show an increase in hate crimes in 2017 for the third year in a row. Representatives from Google and Facebook appeared at the hearing, after Facebook announced recently it would ban all “praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism” on Facebook and Instagram. The move came in response to the horrifying massacre at two New Zealand mosques that was livestreamed on Facebook. 

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