First Amendment rights entail protection from government retribution, but counter-protesting communities are not the government.
This is a violation of free speech.
“Symbolic racism is rooted in actual racist actions.”
Any attempt by Congress to legislate against a grassroots movement contradicts the values that are embodied in the First Amendment.
Private censorship poses a risk to the free expression of Internet users.
Employers fire people all the time for expressing views contrary to the employer’s, or for engaging in political activity at all.
“Free speech” is commonly used to discourage diversity and perpetuate structural violence against minorities.