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WHY THESE DIGITAL HUMANISTS SPENT HOURS POURING OVER KKK ACCOUNTS

Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities photo by Photo by Aysha Khan

Aysha Khan  | Technical.ly Baltimore

"In an election cycle where white supremacy, xenophobia and racism have found their way into every corner of your timelines, feeds and screens, you’d be forgiven if you decided not to spend an evening clicking around in the darkest corners of the internet.

"But that’s what about 70 students and academics did last Thursday night at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) in College Park.

"With its “Night Against Hate,” MITH rallied a community to build a database of hate groups online — websites, Twitter accounts, Instagram accounts and more."

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Photo by Aysha Khan via Technical.ly Baltimore

Date of Publication: 
10/18/16