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On Social Media, As In Life, White People Are Way Less Likely To Talk About Race

Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch reports on “New data from the Pew Research Center [that] strongly suggests that . . . white people really are much less likely to talk about racial issues on social media.”  He quotes Monica…

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Social Network Nextdoor Moves To Block Racial Profiling Online

Nextdoor, a social network, has decided to block users from publishing certain posts, specifically when they appear to be racial profiling.

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How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power

Bijan Stephen, an associate editor at the New Republic, compares the Black Lives Matter use of social media with the civil rights movement of the 1960s’ use of technology.  Among other advantages is “drawing hate out into the light” through…

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#PrincetonAgainstRacism

Not in Our Town Princeton is supporting the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism campaign to end racial profiling, the New Jim Crow, and racism in general. It is imperative that we take a stance against ignorance, injustice, and hate. Not in…

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