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This Popular Frog Meme Is Now Officially A Symbol Of Hate

Pepe the frog, a cartoon character that has long been used as a popular internet meme, has been declared a hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) after its increased use by anti-Semites and white supremacists. The initially innocuous character joined the ranks of the Swastika, Confederate Flag, Aryan Fist following its induction on Monday. The ADL created the “Hate on Display” database of racist terms and imagery in 2000.
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