Kony 2012: Recap and Looking Ahead

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

By now, most people have probably heard of claimed Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, thanks to a video produced by the advocacy organization, Invisible Children. However, the excitement and discussion that surrounded the video have died down in recent weeks. Klara Aizupitis leads us through the responses to Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 campaign, and looks ahead to what it could mean for participation in their upcoming Cover the Night event.

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