#BlackLivesMatter

Originally Posted by PublicKnowledge.org   By Willmary Escoto Democracy has become a daily visceral online experience. When Philando Castile was shot by a Minnesota police officer his girlfriend’s first instinct was to start broadcasting. Diamond...

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Russians Fake and Manipulate Black Activism

October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

#BlackLivesMatter and other groups have made themselves heard using social media. The Internet is an effective tool for Black voices to speak on issues important to our people.  But Black issues and causes have become...

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Philando Castile was shot and killed by police. It took only minutes for the images of the aftermath of the shooting to be come real world news thanks to Facebook’s live streaming function.  Welcome to...

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‘Today in Black Twitter’

January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mark S. Luckie, former Manager of Journalism and News for Twitter, launched ‘Today in Black Twitter. The new website was actually introduced months ago but has recently undergone a makeover. It is intended to document and...

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Interview with Dr. Ben Chavis

July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the digital age the Internet is competing for the attention of black people and advertising dollars. Black media has evolved with the Internet producing numerous relevant sources of information. But are African-American newspapers keeping up...

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