The Dangerous Double Standard for People of Color Playing ‘Pokémon Go’ | via Mic.com

Pokémon Go’ is all the rage — but there’s a dark side.

 

If you’re like us, you probably spent the weekend running around catching Pokémon via your smartphone. The app may be more popular than WhatsApp, Snapchat and Instagram, but it’s not all fun and games. Criminals have been using the game’s geolocation ability to lure players to an isolated area to rob them — and users of color are being targeted by the police (clickbait).

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