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It took a photograph of Aylan Kurdi, a three-year-old Syrian boy who drowned alongside his family and washed ashore on the beaches of Turkey, to finally sound the alarm about the ongoing refugee crisis.Death has become an online commodity, and it has become a cancer to my virtual cosmos.The unfortunate outcome of the democratization of digital technology is that the visual appetite for violence is regularly satisfied with images of atrocity.
So if that authority is still killing with total impunity, what’s the point of recording?A hoodie, a bag of skittles and a can of Arizona sweet tea was all he had on him.I made trips to my neighborhood corner store with the same snack list.Just the idea of a collective discourse about this subject matter and its traumatic effect on the general public is a foreign concept to an American girl like myself. Whereas many anti-lynching activists in the early 20th century tried to conceal photographs, postcards, and other memorabilia of lynchings, Du Bois decided to expose the barbarism of white supremacy through the same visual medium that helped promote it.I wonder if there’s ever been a moment in recent American history where we actively critiqued the intake of photographic atrocities, specifically those against black bodies. Adapting images that were used to terrorize black people into a tool of protest has become the foundation of the Black Lives Matter movement.