#HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice

#HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice

In their new book, out now from The MIT Press, Sarah J. Jackson, Moya Bailey, and Brooke Foucault Welles unpack the phenomenon of hashtag activism. Through the use of hashtags like #blacklivesmatter, #girlslikeus, and #justicefortrayvon, the authors explore the way online networks can take up a cause and organize around it. In this video, Jackson, Presidential Associate Professor at the Annenberg School, provides an overview of the book.