Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 January 2020

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190863845

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Black Software

The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter

Charlton D. McIlwain

  • Includes never-published, first-hand accounts of African American computer networking and Internet pioneers
  • Provides a historical look at the challenges of diversity and inclusion in computing industries
  • Reveals the previously untold collaboration between the federal government, the computing industry, and elite science and engineering education institutions to use new computer technology for the purpose of containing, profiling, and detaining Black Americans, beginning in the early 1960s

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