Forty acres and one big digital mule: … Art McGee and the Black Radical Congress get some dap in this Village Voice article.

McGee says many African Americans came late to the Internet�but that they are there, especially in social settings, and just need to be organized. “There’s an unevenness to the Internet from the [black] activist standpoint,” he says. Now McGee hopes to pull the communities behind sites like BlackPlanet.com and BlackVoices.com toward progressive politics. The timing is certainly right to harness minority outrage over the election and the Supreme Court nod to Bush, McGee argues. “It’s all out there in the open now,” he says. “We don’t even have to explain what the problem is, just how we go about changing it.”

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