Rap singer Lil B received a 30-day suspension on Facebook for violating the social network site’s “hate speech” policy, according to Motherboard on Tuesday.
The rapper shared screenshots of the posts that Facebook used to justify his suspension with reporters. They included the following posts made in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas:
“White people are the only ones who really love they guns U can tell they are violent people! I don’t live in fear I don’t need a gun – Lil B”
“White people so scared they the reason why guns are a problem if white people put down the gunze we all be safe but nope! They vilent (sic) – Lil B”
These are the posts rapper Lil B says earned him a 30 day Facebook ban: https://t.co/R6GMPFjZWG pic.twitter.com/rfLuu0Doqf
— Sarah McLaughlin (@sarahemclaugh) October 11, 2017
This is the first time Lil B’s critical statements about race have been identified by the social media network as “hate speech.” Prior to his latest comments, he posted this on Oct. 2: “Thats why everyone love Tomi Lauren shes a…