Color Of Change Statement on PayPal
NEW YORK – Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, issued the following statement following Paypal’s publication of a blog post tonight outlining how the company is limiting and closing sites that accept payments or raise funds to promote hate, violence and intolerance.
“We’ve been working directly with PayPal for months to cut off a number of hate groups that they allowed for years to generate revenue using their platform,” said Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of Color Of Change. “We appreciate the company’s willingness to take stand against violent racist extremism after months of pressure, and we hope to push them further.”
Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by over one million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Visit www.colorofchange.org.