Should America Have These for Racist People? [VIDEO]
Maybe this should happen in America?
2015 was quite the year of racial divide from many instances from the beginning of the year. It's a problem that the United States of America has struggled with for a long time.
2015 was also quite the year of bullying on the computer, people hiding behind the screen saying whatever they want without questioning anyone else's feelings. It's a problem that this country is still having.
Perhaps, though Brazil may have found an answer to battle both of these problems at once – by shaming them. A campaign called "Virtual racism, real consequences" finds racist and rude comments on social media and using their Facebook home location are able to put their comment on a public billboard within their neighborhood.
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The campaign was prompted after Brazilian journalist Maria Júlia Coutinho was targeted by racist Facebook comments online. Coutinho, the first black weather forecaster on Brazilian prime-time television, corrected another anchor on air in July. When another news site praised her for getting the terminology correct, Facebook commenters responded with a torrent of comments against everything from her hair to her race.