A memorial remembering Black Wall Street

Tulsa Race Massacre: The Cultural Significance of Black Wall Street

The Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was a place where African-Americans of the early 20th century were thriving due to the establishment of businesses in the district. As a result, the Greenwood District would be given the nickname ‘Black Wall … Continue reading Tulsa Race Massacre: The Cultural Significance of Black Wall Street

A sepia toned image of a man with his fist in the air at a protest, black squares dot the image

Digital Anthropology: The ‘Hug Box’ Mentality in Collective Cyberactivism on Instagram

Studies have documented a pervasive hug box mentality involved in cyberactivism. Despite having access to vast networks of information, users continually seek similarities on social media. In this digital hug box, they tend to consume and redistribute content that reinforces … Continue reading Digital Anthropology: The ‘Hug Box’ Mentality in Collective Cyberactivism on Instagram

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter: A Sociocultural Impact on the Next Generation

Image Source: www.artandobject.com Most recently, you must have seen the vast groups of people take their anger to the streets all around the world. The constant reminder of innocent killings exasperated by the killing of George Floyd reignited the flame of … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: A Sociocultural Impact on the Next Generation