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Taylor Swift, Hillary Clinton, and the Business of Being 'Liked'

The Daily Dot | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
The Daily Dot

If the Internet were high school, Taylor Swift would be the most popular girl in your grade. In addition to her enormous 65 million Twitter followers, she's amassed another 51.7 million fans on Instagram, who obsessively comment and fav the singer's frequent photos of concerts and Sunday Fundays with her ever-expanding friend group.

Confessions of a Code-Switcher: 'Talking White' as an Accent

Joshua Adams | Posted 05.22.2015 | Black Voices
Joshua Adams

While we may speak similarly as another from the same culture, a racially monolithic way of talking is simply not possible. We deserve to give each other room for cultural background and experience, and should not force each other to conform into our conceptions of their group.

Nurturing Conscious Digital Natives

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.28.2015 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

What exactly is a "digital native" and more importantly, what should we non-"digital native" educators do to help students manage their online identities? That's a question Youth Radio--an Oakland-based, youth-driven media production company--set out to answer, by developing curriculum resources that prepare teachers to nurture conscious youth in the digital world.

Weakness Isn't an Option

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 06.16.2014 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

It seems that oftentimes, when we speak about notions of manhood, we view the topic with a limited scope. We talk about the "man box," with references...