Google Chrome Extension Replaces ‘Alt-Right’ With ‘White Supremacy’

Google Chrome Extension Replaces ‘Alt-Right’ With ‘White Supremacy’

“I don’t want this term to be sugar coated,” the creator said.

Lilly Workneh   Black Voices Senior Editor, The Huffington Post

“Alt-right” has become a household term in recent months as the movement threw its support behind Donald Trump.

But activists have warned that the phrase “alt-right” is simply a sanitized rebranding of “white nationalism” and conflating the two has dangerous implications.

That’s why a New-York based advertising professional, who is using the pseudonym George Zola, created a Google Chrome extension called “Stop Normalizing The Alt Right,” which automatically replaces all mentions of the “alt-right” with the phrase “white supremacy.”

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