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Are We Still Talking About Ferguson?: A Brief Valorization of “Twitter Activism”

Are We Still Talking About Ferguson?: A Brief Valorization of “Twitter Activism”

It was the fall of 2014, and the nation was caught in a wave of protest. Just a few months prior, two unarmed black men, 18-year old Michael Brown from Ferguson, Missouri, and 43-year-old Eric Garner from Staten Island, New York had both died at the hands of police. These were two more in a […]


Immigrant Women Detained In Texas Go On Hunger Strike

Immigrant Women Detained In Texas Go On Hunger Strike

More than 20 women have begun protesting the conditions at the T Don Hutto immigration detention center in Texas this past week. The women are denying food as a response to “inedible food, poor medical care, inadequate legal representation, and harsh treatment from officials,” according to The Guardian.


The Movements That Sparked NJ Spark

This video, from Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information Social Media Cluster, summarizes a recently published book that connects the struggles for social justice around the world to each other and places their strategies and characteristics into a historical context. The following is an explanation of how NJ Spark falls into the same historical context […]


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