From Muslim Ban to Black Identity Extremism What is the Way Forward?
Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Time: 05:00 - 06:00 PM
Room: La Factoria
Skill Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Format: On the Frontlines
Other Presenters: Malkia Cyril or Steven Renderos from Center for Media Justice Praveen Sinha from Equality Labs S. Lawson from Berkeley Antifa Ken Montenegro National Lawyers Guild Hamid Khan Stop LAPD Spying (If accepted we may change to aliases)
The landscape of Internet Freedom in the US has changed drastically with the attacks on minorities under the Trump Administration. from the Muslim Ban, to the collection of Social Media Identities, to the new FBI Black Identity Extremist category for Black Lives Matters, and the rise of White Supremacist Digital Vigilantism. This panel will bring together activists who are fighting these challenges and leading resistance to these alarming situations as the share to build relationships and shared powers with other internet freedom activists.
Stakeholders concerned with Internet Freedom in the US. This includes other activists, funders, and policy makers
We want to bring more Media Justice and Racial Justice communities from the US to the Internet Freedom Festival. Our hope is that these leaders can learn better practices and also build critical alliances around their challenges in the field.