Controlling the Narrative: Digital Storytelling as a Tool for Research and Resistance

Savion Harris, Jericha Thomas, Nancy Casillas- Palacios, and Sylvie Lerner
Project Voyce
Saturday, 11:15 pm to 12:45 pm -- Sellinger 107

In an age of controlled and corrupted press, there has never been a more important time to acquire the skills necessary to control the message and delivery of the stories behind our bodies, communities, and movements. From racist online comments to videos of extreme police brutality, youth of color feel racial oppression, but don’t always see the magnitude of their power to disrupt it. Digital storytelling is a tool for such resistance and control.