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How racist trolls turned Pepe the Frog into a symbol of hate

As far as hate symbols go, this one may be the least alarming. After all, it’s just a cartoon frog. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Tuesday declared the popular internet meme Pepe the Frog, a cartoon frog derived from an early 2000s comic strip character, to be a hate symbol. But it did...
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