• Spotify Is Pulling Hate Music From Its Streaming Library

    3 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    Spotify has removed a number of white supremacist bands from its streaming library, Billboard reports. The performers in question were flagged as racist "hate bands" by the Southern Poverty Law Center three years ago. The SPLC defines hate music as "white power music labels that record, publish and distribute racist music in a variety of genres." Spotify removed the bands after Digital Music News posted an article titled "I Just Found 27 White Supremacist Hate bands On Spotify." In a statement to Billboard , a spokeswoman for Spotify said that the record companies and aggregators who...
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  • There's A Petition To Replace The Robert E. Lee Statue With One Of Activist Heather Heyer

    There's A Petition To Replace The Robert E. Lee Statue With One Of Activist Heather Heyer

    3 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    Last weekend's deadly rally in Charlottesville was sparked by a group of white supremacists and neo-Nazis who descended upon the city to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue . Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old activist , was murdered when James Alex Fields, Jr. plowed his car into a group of counter-protestors. In the wake of her tragic death, people are signing petitions to replace Lee's statue with one of Heyer , who undeniably died a hero. "Let's replace the Confederate Statue, which is a disgrace to the United States, with a Statue, plaque or monument of this brave woman who gave...
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  • Spotify removes white supremacist music from service

    Spotify removes white supremacist music from service

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Spotify has removed a number of artists from its streaming service that were deemed to be “hate bands.” On Monday, the site Digital Music News published a list of 27 acts that were flagged as white supremacist groups by a Southern Poverty Law Center investigation in 2014. Despite the investigation, they were still on Spotify's...
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