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Rutgers-Newark’s Conklin Hall Takeover and Educational Diversity Website

[This is a FICTIONAL grant application created for educational purposes only. The contents are in no way representative of the named institution.] Nature of Request- Currently the website “The North” Rise Up Newark, serves as an interdisciplinary and interactive digital … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, and the ugly

Reading Zeynep Tufekci’s Twitter and Tear Gas, was an enlightening experience! Her book on social media as a platform for activism and the building of communities, juxtapositions “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of using websites such as Twitter, Facebook, … Continue reading

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The Best Musical Experience Ever!

A Brief Summary about the site African American Sheet Music As its name states, the African American Sheet Music site is a recollection of African American sheet music that dates from the 18th century until today and it provides alternatives … Continue reading

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Silences and Power

  For me this week’s readings raise the important theme of power and the silences of history. When reading the piece on James Hemings I couldn’t help but feel the frustration portrayed by Lauren Klein on how the history of … Continue reading

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Algorithms of oppression

Algorithms of oppression The misconceptions and stereotypes of minorities have always been present in literally everything we do. But knowing that there is something bigger out there that reinforces racial and sexist ideas is absolutely heartbreaking. It feels me up … Continue reading

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The World of Digital Humanities and Who is In It

For a person who knew very little about the digital humanities I have been introduced into a world where one could sense the “spirit of inclusion”. Which is a big thing in a society that has always seemed to run … Continue reading

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