In this unprecedented study, leading scholars and emerging voices from around the world consider how race and ethnicity continue to shape our everyday lives, even as digital technology seems to promise a release from our "real" social identities.
• Reveals how "memes" and "viral videos" represent, discuss, or negotiate ideas about racial and ethnic identity
• Discusses how the human body is racialized in digital image, video, and photography, and how technologies and digital spaces themselves come to be racialized
• Examines the interplay of digital narratives with political movements for civil rights and social justice
• Explores patterns and practices of racist and xenophobic exclusion in both online and offline spaces