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Twitter has yet to remove the blue checkmark from Minister Louis Farrakhan's Twitter account as the social media company embarks on a crusade to remove voices that promote hate and violence against "protected groups."

Farrakhan, a noted anti-Semite and Nation of Islam leader, still retains his verification status on Twitter, as of Thursday evening. Twitter has already taken away the checkmarks of those who have bigoted views on race, such as white nationalist Richard Spencer, as well as other alt-right and far-right figureheads.

When asked by The Daily Caller News Foundation why Farrakhan still possesses his blue check mark, a Twitter spokesperson pointed TheDCNF to a series of tweets from the company in which it said it was working on a new verification process and would be reviewing those accounts that do not meet the company's guidelines for acceptable behavior.


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