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Kim Gallon

Kim Gallon

Kim Gallon is an associate professor of history at Purdue University and the director and founder of COVID Black. She is also the author of “Making a Case for the Black Digital Humanities” and the founder of the Black Press Research Collective.

Workers at the offices of the Pittsburgh Courier newspaper, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, 1946. At the time the Courier was one of the top-selling African-American newspapers in the United States.

The Black Press and Disinformation on Facebook

The Black Press historically has countered disinformation that targeted Black voters, but now it is financially connected to Facebook itself.