The NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson released the following statement after it was revealed the plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was organized on Facebook:
From recruiting white supremacists to coordinating acts of terrorism, Facebook continues to be a platform that encourages hate and threatens our very lives.
Today’s disturbing kidnapping plot against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was, yet again, organized on Facebook.
This was preventable.
Mark Zuckerberg is doing nothing but dancing his way around the reality that his $730 Billion platform is responsible for countless lives.