A conversation with Dr. Whitney Phillips (Syracuse University), discussing how white supremacist groups have used social media platforms to incite violence against communities of color and the challenges inherent in curbing online hate speech.
Critical Connections is a non-profit organization based in western Massachusetts that seeks to improve understanding of social, political and religious trends related to Muslim communities here in the U.S. and abroad.
We carry out our mission by:
- Convening timely panel discussions, film screenings, workshops, and dialogues
- Producing community television shows and video blogs
- Publishing backgrounders and commentaries on our website as well as disseminating informed opinions through social media
- Reaching out to public sector officials, institutions and people of all beliefs to develop ways to build inclusive and more resilient communities