Unfriend or Engage When Social Media Gets Racist?

Unfriend or Engage When Social Media Gets Racist?

Race and racism are topics that regularly come up in the news and populate social media feeds. Whether discussing the lack of representation of people of color in media, immigration policies, and the racial disproportionality in the criminal justice system, race and racism are part of public conversation. Today, because a great deal of these […]

A Yin Yang Social Media Button Could Help Stem the Tide of Polarization

A Yin Yang Social Media Button Could Help Stem the Tide of Polarization

What if, contrary to popular belief, experiences in life actually narrowed a person’s perspective rather than broadening it? And what if, in this digital era, the range of information available to us were shrinking rather than expanding – thereby aggravating the disturbing trends toward political, social and economic polarization worldwide? Indeed, today we may well […]

Hate Crimes Fuel the Need for Apps Like This

Hate Crimes Fuel the Need for Apps Like This

Over the past 10 years, society has undergone a tremendous shift. In days of yesteryear, times of peril seemed thousands of miles away but now lives on the country’s doorsteps. Following the attacks of 9/11, Americans became inundated with alerts of danger levels. Back then, it was the concern of anthrax or the possibility of […]

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