Hand Gesture is now Officially Racist
Article from The Daily Wire by Ashe Schow.
Making the “ok” hand symbol with your thumb and forefinger will now get you accused of racism.
CNN reported Thursday that the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has added the symbol to its list of slogans and symbols used by racists. The group concedes that not everyone uses the symbol in a racist fashion, but enough people have that it can be included in its database.
So, because some bad people took part in the hoax, the rest of us need to be careful when we use a common hand symbol.
“We believe law enforcement and the public needs to be fully informed about the meaning of these images, which can serve as a first warning sign to the presence of haters in a community or school,” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement.
Read the entire article at The Daily Wire.
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