Online platforms have recently become both tools for connecting "words to actions" and sites of political participation and real-time engagement. During #Ferguson a new generation of young activists forged new forms of community and modes of digital engagement.
Prepared by @yarimarbonilla and Max Hantel#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States, by Yarimar Bonilla and Jonathan Rosa. American Ethnologist, volume 42, number 1, pp. 4-17.