Race, Rhetoric, and Technology: Searching for Higher Ground

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2005-09-26
  • Publisher: Lawrence Erlbau

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In this book Adam Banks uses the concept of the Digital Divide as a metonym for America's larger racial divide, in an attempt to figure out what meaningful access for African Americans to technologies and the larger American society can or should mean.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Looking for Unity in the Midst of Madness: Transformative Access as the ONE in African American Rhetoric and Technology Studies
Oakland, the Word, and the Divide: How We All Missed the Moment
Martin, Malcolm, and a Black Digital Ethos
Taking Black Technology Use Seriously: African American Discursive Traditions in the Digital Underground
Rewriting Racist Code: The Black Jeremiad as Countertechnology in Critical Race Theory
Through This Hell Into Freedom: Black Architects, Slave Quilters, and an African American Rhetoric of Design
A Digital Jeremiad in Search of Higher Ground: Transforming Technologies, Transforming a Nation
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