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Digital culture in the age of COVID-19: Unpacking performative activism

In 2013 three Black organizers — Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi — coined the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter in response to the murder of Trayvon Martin; the Black Lives Matter movement has resurged in full force seven years later. The movement attracted significant national attention when a video of the brutal murder of George Floyd […]