Danielle K. Kilgo primarily focuses on the entanglement of race, gender and ability issues in visual, digital and social media communication. Currently, she concentrates on the international media coverage of social movements, particularly recent protests against violence and racism in the United States.
Kilgo currently teaches courses that merge theory and production, including Social Media Movements, Social Media + Virality, Visual Communication, Graphic Design and Content Analysis. She serves as the advisor for the Indiana University Student Chapter of the National Association for Black Journalists.
"We have no choice but to take direct action to put our bodies on the line because petitions, sign-waving, and chanting—we tried that for the past 50 years and it hasn't worked, and we're out of time," said one arrested activist.