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Who Is Hasan Piker? Twitch Streamer Banned For Calling White People ‘Cracker’




Another racial slur used by another popular face that catches fire nowadays and breaks the Internet. Well, according to the latest the peace gets disturbed after another significant digital platform Twitch also owned by Amazon considered while people ‘cracker’. The controversy began earlier this week and gathering attention all over. This is not the first time when such happened as popular streamer Hasan Piker and a few other streamers faced consequences due to the same. The unusual moderateness comes after the month protests for Twitch get failed to protect streamers of colour from racism and harassment.

Who Is Hasan Piker? Twitch Streamer Banned For Calling White People ‘Cracker’

The whole controversy started with Piker’s model who was removed after using such offensive words to provoke racial discrimination. On behalf of the statement issued by Piker that reads “I’ve been called ‘crackers’ more times than every single one of you fucking pasty little crackers bitches in my chat.” After this statement, the streamer surround by consequences and got banned that started on 13 December. Later, another popular streamer named ‘Vaush’ Kochinski used the same word in a commentary that raised the controversy. The streamer did it deliberately.

Who is Hasan Piker?

Now, another streamer named Fawn got banned from Twitch due to the same reason. The streamer also shared the same on her Twitter account wherein she stated that she believed it was for the same reason. The authority of Twitch noticed the violation of the streaming site guidelines and bans the streamer lately. It seems that the streamers are intentionally using the term just to show support for each other even after knowing that they will get banned from the streaming site still the term is being used. The streamers are getting various reactions from people all over.

The Twitch community also addressed all of its consumers wherein the authority is criticizing the people using such slur by the Twitter handler of the streaming site ‘Zei Squirell’. He added that “‘Cracker’ being a bannable offence is so hilariously deranged.” The platform is taking stern action on provoking racial discrimination.

If we talk briefly regarding the slur cracker, it is a racial epithet used against white people especially poor rural whites in the Southern United States. Sometimes it is used in a neutral context referring to a native of Florida or Georgia. In 1783 the term was used for the men who descended from convicts that were transported from Great Britain to Virginia at various times. Stay tuned with Social Telecast for more information and worldwide updates.

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