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Berkman Klein Event Series: White Surveillance and Black Digital Publics

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

White Surveillance and Black Digital Publics

A Conversation with Dr. Apryl A. Williams and Dr. Allissa V. Richardson

Dr. Apryl A. Williams and Dr. Allissa V. Richardson will address the long-standing history of White vigilante-style surveillance of Black people in public spaces, exploring the role of White women in extending the power of the state to surveil and regulate the movement of Black people in public – tying in Karen actors with historical examples such as Emmitt Till and others. They will discuss how memes and other digital artifacts contribute to collective action that responds to this surveillance.

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Details

Date:
February 2
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://cyber.harvard.edu/events/white-surveillance-and-black-digital-publics
Department:
Research Programs Events
Research-program:
Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society

Organizer

Megan O’Neil
Email:
moneil@law.harvard.edu