A Citizen of the Internet Runs for Office

Before Black Twitter, there was Afro-Netizen, an email listserv-turned-blog started in 1999 that rose to prominence when political blogs achieved more mainstream acceptance and popularity in the run-up to the 2004 election. Last month, Afro-Netizen founder Chris Rabb announced that he is running to be the Democratic candidate for State Representative in Pennsylvania.

Read more here:

http://civichall.org/civicist/citizen-internet-runs-office/

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