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Cambridge Analytica and the RNC suppressed Black voters in 2016, new report says | The Washington Post

By Craig Timberg and Isaac Stanley-Becker
September 28, 2020

A database built by Cambridge Analytica, the Republican-aligned firm that unraveled over allegations of improper use of Facebook data, disproportionately identified Black voters as ripe for “Deterrence” in profiles prepared for Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, according to a report Monday from Britain’s Channel 4 News.

The president’s reelection campaign called the segment “fake news,” and an aide who handled data in 2016 said the material went unused by the campaign.

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Source: Cambridge Analytica and the RNC suppressed Black voters in 2016, new report says – The Washington Post

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