The lawsuit is the latest tension between YouTube and Black creators.
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Four Black female YouTube creators filed a class action lawsuit this week against the video platform’s parent company,Google, alleging the company and its algorithms discriminate against Black creators by removing their content without justification.
Rachel Winicov is an intern with Adweek for the summer of 2020 focusing on digital media, ad tech and social media. She is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies classics. Rachel is from Philadelphia, Pa.