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When the hood comes off : racism and resistance in the digital age / Rob Eschmann.

Author/creator Eschmann, Rob author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2023]
Description301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents An intellectual puzzle -- Once we were color-blind -- Mask on : rules of racial engagement -- Mask off -- Digital resistance -- Double-sided consciousness -- Protest, posters, and QR codes -- Racism is trending.
Abstract "From cell phone footage of police killing unarmed Black people to leaked racist messages and even comments from friends and family on social media, online communication exposes how racism operates in a world that pretends to be colorblind. In When the Hood Comes Off, Rob Eschmann blends rigorous research and engaging personal narrative to examine the effects of online racism on communities of color and society, and the unexpected ways that digital technologies enable innovative everyday tools of antiracist resistance. Drawing on a wealth of data, including interviews with students of Color around the country and analyses of millions of social media posts over the past decade, Eschmann investigates the influence of online communication on face-to-face interactions. When the Hood Comes Off highlights the power of the internet as an organizing tool, and shows that online racism can be a profound wake-up call. How will we respond?"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Eschmann, Robert. When the hood comes off 1st. Oakland : University of California Press, 2023 9780520976894
LCCN 2022052938
ISBN9780520379725 hardcover
ISBN0520379721 hardcover
ISBN9780520379749 paperback
ISBN0520379748 paperback
ISBNelectronic book

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