LA Times Festival of Books Hosts Panel: 'Selfies for Social Change'
Two authors and content creators dedicated to empowering their communities will talk part this weekend in a virtual event: Selfies for Social Change: Claiming Space in Social Media. The talk with feature Jackson Bird, a writer and internet creator dedicated to demystifying the transgender experience, and Allissa V. Richardson, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School. She is the author of "Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism." Jackson Bird's debut memoir is "Sorted, Growing Up, Coming Out and Finding My Place."