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Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter.

Author
McIlwain, Charlton D.
Publisher / Label
Oxford University Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2019
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
272
ISBN
978-0190863845

Index

CONTENTS

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Acknowledgments ix
INTRODUCTION 3
Book One
1 THE GREAT EQUALIZER 11
2 THE TECH SCHOOL ROUTE 28
3 THE ROXBURY SHAKE 44
4 THE VANGUARD 59

5 BLACK SOFTWARE COMES TO CAMBRIDGE 79
6 THE ELECTRONIC VILLAGE NEEDS AN ORGANIZER 91
7 WANT AD FOR A REVOLUTION 107
8 THE BATTLE FOR BLACK CYBERSPACE 121
9 ONE HUNDRED YEARS BLACK: A CAUTIONARY TALE 145

10 TAKING “IT” TO THE STREETS 160

Book Two
11 COLLISION COURSE 171

12 THE REVOLUTION, BROUGHT TO YOU BY IBM 181

13 THE COMMITTEEMEN 195
14 WHAT HAPPENED AT THE HOMESTEAD 206
15 KANSAS CITY BURNING 218
16 THE MAN’S BEST FRIEND 226

17 DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY: OUR PAST IS PROLOGUE 246

Endnotes 261
Selected Source Documentation 269

Index 283