Popular Conservative commentator Candace Owens’s Facebook account was blocked this week after posting about “liberal supremacy” threat to black Americans.

In a statement to Fox News, Facebook said they reinstated her account a day later after determining the post wasn’t in violation of community standards.

“We’ve restored Ms. Owens’ post and removed the block on her account after confirming that the content didn’t violate our policies,” a Facebook spokesperson said Friday.

On Thursday, Owens, who is black, posted a statement along with statistics showing the poverty rates among African-Americans, whites and African-Americans who are married. The statement read: “Black America must wake up to the great liberal hoax. White supremacy is not a threat. Liberal supremacy is.”

According to Facebook’s community standards policy, hate speech is defined as “a direct attack on people based on what we call protected characteristics — race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, caste, sex, gender, gender identity, and serious disease or disability.”

The policy also states that Facebook considers it to be an attack when someone uses “violent or dehumanizing speech, statements of inferiority, or calls for exclusion or segregation.”

In an interview with Fox News, Owens said “there were no threats or hard language” in her post. She said she believes “this is an attempt to silence” her effort to “present a different story to America.”

On Friday, Facebook restored her post, saying they made a mistake.

“It looks like we made a mistake and removed something you posted on Facebook that didn’t go against our community Standards. We want to apologize and let you know that we’ve restored your content and removed any blocks on your account related to this incorrect action,” Facebook said in a message to Owens.

Owens, a longtime supporter of President Trump, tweeted about her suspension to the president. “Dear @realDonaldTrump, My @facebook page has been suspended for 7 days for posting that white supremacy is not a threat to black America, as much as father absence and liberal policies that incentivize it, are. I am censored for posting the poverty rates in fatherless homes,” she wrote.

Even though her account was restored, Owens argued Facebook was attempting to censor her.

“Typically when they censor conservatives, they mask it behind white supremacy and their commitment to ending it,” she said. “Their expectation is that masses will believe that excuse without digging further. Censoring me paints a different story, however-as no one with a modicum of intelligence would be so quick as to accept that narrative.”

Owens added, “The truth, which most conservatives know and many fair-minded liberals are waking up to, is that social media companies are attempting to meddle in the 2020 election by silencing and de-platforming certain individuals.”

Owens made recent headlines over her exchange with Democratic Rep. from California Ted Lieu in what has set a new record for the most viewed C-SPAN clip from a House hearing on all platforms. She is also founder of the Blexit movement which aims to inspire African-Americans to leave the Democratic Party.

The Facebook post that led to her silenced page called on “Black America” to wake up about the “great liberal hoax.” She also listed black poverty statistics.

“Black America must wake up to the great liberal hoax. White supremacy is not a threat. Liberal supremacy is.

“Poverty rate among blacks: 22%
“Poverty rate among whites: 11%
“Poverty rate among MARRIED blacks: 7%

“Do not liberal supremacists convince you that white people are the problem at the same time that their policies encourage the 77% father absence in black households,” the post read.

An hour after the announcement of her suspension, Owens tweeted again, about the social media company’s “unfair” bias favoring liberals.

This time, she accused Facebook of censoring her for being a black woman who is speaking the truth.

Owens called out the company for allowing posts that accused President Donald Trump of white supremacy.

“Facebook has allowed every post that has falsely and horribly accused @realDonaldTrump of white supremacy to remain on its platform,” Owens tweeted.

“But when a black woman begins discussing the TRUTH—which is that liberal policies have systematically ruined black homes—they censor, “Unfair!” she wrote.


Hours after the initial tweet, she tweeted again with the news that said her Facebook page was once again active.

“WOW! Update!

“@facebook has restored my page! While I am grateful that I have a large enough platform to make noise and force reconsideration— what about the millions of people who do not?

What about the millions of conservatives who are forever silenced on social media?” Owens wrote.

What about the millions of conservatives who are forever silenced on social media?” Owens wrote.

Attached to the tweet, was an apology from Facebook. The message stated that the company “made a mistake and removed something that didn’t go against our Community Standards” and that her account was fully restored.

They should dial things back until all this cools down. But I guess they really are that naive in many ways. They think they are untouchable.

Times coming pretty soon where they will have to chose, either publisher or platform. They lose either way, if they chose publisher they are liable and will have lawyers lined up for miles with lawsuits. If they chose platform, then they’ll no longer be able to craft their narrative and be “forced” to let the vial evil people they despise “radicalize” the children.

It’s going to happen, especially if they keep drawing attention to themselves.

This story was updated to include information that Facebook restored Owens’s page with a claim that it had suspended the account by mistake. Facebook has put another “Make America Great Again” supporter in Facebook jail.

Candace Owens, communications director at Turning Point USA, tweeted Friday morning that Facebook suspended her personal account over a post that the social media company said violated its “Community Standards.”

Owens is best known for her Blexit campaign, which urges the black community to leave the Democratic Party and join the Republicans. The outspoken Trump supporter joins a growing list of conservatives whose voices are being censored on social media platforms.


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