Dani McClain: Black Women & The Midterms & Brianna Wu: Gamergate & Harassment

October 20, 2014

Good morning everyone! On today’s M&M Dani McClain (@drmcclain) a freelance reporter will explain why African American women voters are key for the midterm elections and game developer Brianna Wu (@Spacekatgal) will talk about her own experience being terrorized online because of Gamergate. Join us at noon!

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