The Soul of a New Political Machine: The Online, the Color Line and Electronic Democracy

@article{Karlan2001TheSO,
  title={The Soul of a New Political Machine: The Online, the Color Line and Electronic Democracy},
  author={Pamela S. Karlan and Eben Moglen},
  journal={Loyola of Los Angeles law review},
  year={2001},
  volume={34},
  pages={1089}
}
As W.E.B. DuBois predicted, the problem for American democracy in the twentieth century was the problem of the color line. The color line is still one of the thorniest aspects of the political thicket, becoming more perplexing, if in some ways less stark, as society becomes increasingly multiracial and multiethnic. How might the online affect the color line? Much of the speculation up to this point has focused pretty narrowly on the "digital divide" - the gap between white and minority access… Expand
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