Why the Historical past of Black Twitter Wanted to Be Instructed
This week on Gadget Lab, WIRED senior author Jason Parham joins us to speak about his three-part oral historical past known as “A Folks’s Historical past of Black Twitter,” what it means to be Black on-line, and the way Black Twitter has modified society.
Learn Jason’s oral historical past of Black Twitter (Half I, Half II, Half III). Additionally learn his September 2020 cowl story about TikTok and the evolution of digital blackface.
Jason recommends the present Jett on Cinemax. Lauren recommends the July 28 episode of The Each day podcast, The Saga of Congress’s Jan. 6 Investigation. Mike recommends The Summer season of Soul on Hulu.
Jason Parham will be discovered on Twitter @nonlinearnotes. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the principle hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Photo voltaic Keys.
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