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|Title:||SameDiff Comparison: Trump, Obama, and the Ku Klux Klan|
Haley, Sydnee N.
|Advisors:||Newman, Jessica (Jess)|
|Keywords:||Memphis (Tenn.);Student research;Crossroads to Freedom;Digital Preservation and Scholarship;Fellowships;Brownsville (Tenn.);Class of 2017;Class of 2020;2017 Summer;Civil rights|
|Abstract:||Using a public poll and SameDiff, a word analysis tool, we attempted to determine similarities and differences between modern day right-wing political text and 20th century Ku Klux Klan text. First, we gauged public perception of the similarities of these texts. Next, we used a data analysis tool in order to look specifically at word usage and patterns. Our findings suggest that KKK speech narratives were more similar to right-wing text or text from President Trump's 2017 inaugural speech as opposed to President Obama's 2009 inaugural speech. Further research should take a more thematic approach by using a database such as NVIVO in order to determine similarities and differences in each time period's narrative. https://databasic.io/en/samediff/|
|Description:||Presentation by Ozakh Ahmed ('17) and Sydnee Haley ('20) delivered at the Digital Preservation and Scholarship Summer symposium.|
|Appears in Collections:||DPS Student Projects|
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