As the mainstream news becomes a target for disinformation and misinformation, social change activists have increasingly been spending energy on narrative change work, aiming to steer the debate, by articulating the root of how injustice perpetuates. One nonprofit Color of Change, one of the largest and most effective online racial justice organizing groups, is changing the narrative about Black families and communities, by providing alternative framings in pop culture, politics, and everyday life.
Resources in this section provide examples of strategies that people have used to directly address cultural racism – that is, the representations, messages and stories that create and maintain positive and negative assumptions about racial and ethnic groups, and the role of structural racism and privilege in creating and maintaining racial inequities – and t [...]
“Narrative is the way we tell stories of real human beings and their courageous efforts to make change in the face of systems that hold them back. Narrative change includes moving people to act on their beliefs.”
~ Rinku Sen, Executive Director, Narrative Initiative
Telling a New Story: Laying the Groundwork for Narrative Change – Robin Hood
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