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Published: 29 June 2020

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190935535

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Bearing Witness While Black

African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism

Allissa V. Richardson

  • First book-length treatment to establish links between media witnessing theory and Critical Race Theory
  • Introduces the concept of "black witnessing"
  • Examines why black people are utilizing mobile and social media to self-publish news at higher rates than other ethnic groups
  • Includes interviews with anti-police brutality activists who work as black witnesses

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