The handwriting is on the wall for Facebook and Twitter. Both have been exposed for their complicity, now the powers that be gotta come with something new. This is it.
Don’ be fooled. Darren Seals and I were the first to call this out while BLM, Deray and others who coopted our movement were marching y’all deeper and deeper into the matrix via social media.
Now that this shit has come to light, BLM activists are trying to hijack the call I put out in 2014 to create our own media, social media as a means to protect the black grassroots, activists, community organizers and our work.
Not only do we have to fight the oppressors and black misleaders, we have to fight co-option from within. Check it out, the latest grant hustle/call for donations… this time with techies, again sponsored by the NPIC, the nonprofit arm of the Democratic Party. And they’re doing it big. This is what we’re up against and why it is important that right now, today, that every single person who has a vested interest in black liberation donate to support the development of unapologetic black media, our own social media and tech companies already in the works. Inbox for details.
Fed up with Facebook, activists find new ways to defend their movements
Malkia Cyril Contributor Share on Twitter Malkia Cyril is founder and executive director of the Center for Media Justice (CMJ) and co-founder of the Media Action Grassroots Network. More posts by this contributor The benefits of police body cams are a myth In the wake of revelations that the person….