How social media has helped to uplift black voices in 2020

  • Ariana Whiteford Nottingham Trent University

Abstract

Performative activism is a prevalent problem online however condescension over resources and routes of learning about social injustice is an unnecessary form of gatekeeping 'wokeness'.  Social media played a special role in the emergence of the Black Lives Matter and the #MeToo movements, yet the use of social media to inform is critiqued.

Published
2021-04-20
How to Cite
WHITEFORD, Ariana. How social media has helped to uplift black voices in 2020. Literary Cultures, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, apr. 2021. ISSN 2516-3310. Available at: <https://journals.ntu.ac.uk/index.php/litc/article/view/347>. Date accessed: 03 feb. 2023.