Kinetics chosen for second year in a row to lead conversation on Black Church Activism in the Digital Era at SXSW Interactive Festival. We will be in conversation with our dear sister, Rahiel Tesfamariam, Founder/Editorial Director of UrbanCusp.com.
|JAMYE WOOTEN, KINETICSCOM.COM|
|RAHIEL TESFAMARIAM, URBANCUSP.COM|
The Black church has been central to every major political and social movement in the African American community.
What will be the impact of social media on Black Church activism in the digital age?
Questions to be explored
- What are the major challenges facing black church activism today?
- How are your organizations using social media to organize (advocate)?
- Civli Rights Activist, Ella Baker, was critical of the male-led messianic leadership-stlye of the Civil Rights Movement and the Black church. How can social media change this landscape? Do you see it leveling the playing field for women to lead?
- How has the growing influence of prosperity gospel among Black churches impacted Black church related activism?