Black Radicalism in the Digital Age

8 May 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

This session will explore the emergence of #BlackLivesMatter and its transnational growth. We will discuss whether social media and the digital world more generally accelerate or hamper the internationalism of black radicalism.


Readings:

Graham and Smith The Content of Our #Characters: Black Twitter as Counterpublic

Bonilla and Rosa, #Ferguson Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States.



Open to all. No registration required.
An event organised by the International Black Radicalism Research Network.
Administrative assistance: networks@crassh.cam.ac.uk

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