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The Black Lives Matter activist is being hailed as a hero on Twitter.
In the waning days of Black History Month, I cannot help but hearken back to how I spent the days leading up to MLK Day. For three days, I had the pleasure of participating in the 2016 Nexus USA Youth Summit - a global movement to bridge communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship.
Maryland students were fed up with discrimination at their school after a video of a white teen calling black people "inferior" surfaced.
Black Voices Senior Editor Lilly Workneh walks us through 3 great moments of 2015
"If anything, the Ferguson Effect is people saying I know a better world is possible and I will fight for it."
“I see no greater moral cause than liberation, equality and justice f­­or all God’s people,” she wrote. “What better reason
In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack on June 17, 2015 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina it has become apparent that this nation needs to deal with the pervasive issues of malicious racism and white privilege.
What change does social network activism really evoke? There's no doubt that awareness is brought to these situations that need to be brought to light, but often that awareness substitutes action.