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ERIC Number: EJ1167385
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Feb
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
"Thank You, Black Twitter": State Violence, Digital Counterpublics, and Pedagogies of Resistance
Hill, Marc Lamont
Urban Education, v53 n2 p286-302 Feb 2018
In this article, I examine the role of Black Twitter as a "digital counterpublic" that enables critical pedagogy, political organizing, and both symbolic and material forms of resistance to anti-Black state violence within the United States. Focusing primarily on post-Ferguson events, I spotlight the ways that Black people have used Black Twitter and other digital counterpublics to engage in forms of pedagogy that reorganize relations of surveillance, reject rigid respectability politics, and contest the erasure of marginalized groups within the Black community.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Missouri
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