By: Alina Williams
Discussed in this podcast is how the users of the platform TikTok utilizes the app to discuss, show, and debate the issue of racism. Creators use the video app to express their experiences or opinions about racism. Bringing light to different institutions, such as private religious schools that have strict beliefs against marginalized groups. Like a group that calls themselves the “Black Meneces” on TikTok. Some creators show what microaggression looks like to those who have never dealt with being judged on their skin on a daily basis. TikTok has been a large role in the activism that has come up in the 2022 year. Videos that may not get the virality that they would on other social media platforms get the attention that they need. Below are links to the articles referenced in this podcast.
Using TikTok to document attitudes in the LDS Church:
This TikTok Star Is Turning the Tables on Microaggressions:
Does TikTok Have A Race Problem?: