According to geography research group Floating Sheep, pinpointing the spike in Twitter hate speech is a “useful reminder that technology reflects the society in which it is based, both the good and the bad.”
Slavery wasn’t just “a bad thing,” as Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour recently said in dismissing it. Littering is a bad thing. Slavery was this nation’s Original Sin, and the revisionists behind Confederate History Month should be ashamed.