Quarantine Culture

Mass protests over the last year have shown a dramatic shift in the way young people are taking action. Between navigating the virus, rampant police brutality, and an increasingly uncertain political terrain, student protesters have it hard. Luckily, one resource has proved to be endlessly useful: social media. “Social media definitely played a big part in what we were doing; we were able to enlist in the help of our allies, we had people reposting our event flyer,” said D’Aungillique Jackson, president of the Fresno State NAACP, about organizing their George Floyd/Black Lives Matter protest last May. Read more at The kNOw.

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