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Reboot Featuring NYU Professor Charlton McIlwain

Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter

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Charlton McIlwain

Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement and Development; Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU

Charlton McIlwain's work focuses on the intersections of race, digital media, and racial justice activism. He recently wrote Racial Formation, Inequality and the Political Economy of Web Traffic, in the journal Information, Communication andSociety, and co-authored, with Deen Freelon and Mered ...

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The history of the Internet and racial justice is far older than the hashtag. In Black Software, McIlwain showcases the Black technologists who built modern computing. The event will be moderated by Jasmine Sun (Stanford Sociology), Jessica Dai (Brown CS), and Deblina Mukherjee (UChicago Sociology). 

This event series is hosted and managed by Reboot, which is an event series and newsletter that convenes book-lovers, writers, and technologists to imagine the future of tech, humanity, and power.