Is the panopticon really all it's chalked up to be in other cities as well?"
African-Americans "have a diverse, kind of rich kind of culture," Benton says. "So we still try to write that way even though we're writing about technology. And people think it's boring and it's geeky. Well, we don't really try to write it that way."
Does such an appeal do more harm than good by enabling segregationism, or is Black Web 2.0 a refreshing alternative where different perspectives would be welcome? Personally, I think it's about time that somebody serve us up some News with Attitude — Stuff That Matters.
Anything cut to length will be too short.