How The Internet Advanced The New Civil Rights Movement
Social media has been a crucial tool in helping today’s activists get their message out and mobilize a community of protesters. But what was organizing like before Twitter and Facebook existed? To find out how changing technology has influenced civil rights movements from the days of Martin Luther King Jr. to today, Laura Ling talks to Stanford history professor Clayborne Carson, a civil rights activist who marched on Washington in 1963, and Sam Sinyangwe, a data scientist and Black Lives Matter activist.
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