‘Cancel Culture,’ ‘Critical Race Theory,’ and The Digital Public Sphere

By Khiara M. Bridges

January 27, 2022

Scores of people have been talking about “cancel culture” and “Critical Race Theory” recently. However, what people mean when they use the terms varies wildly. This Essay examines the recent drift around the meaning of these terms, analyzing the role that the digital public sphere has played in generating these examples of language on the move.

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