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#HashtagActivism -- Turning Whispers Into Shouts and Fighting Stigma With Story
While many still wish to denounce hashtag activism as narcissistic, lazy, and ultimately devoid of real solutions, I have to firmly disagree.
Thousands Use #MuslimsAreNotTerrorist To Combat Islamophobia
The hashtag was trending on Twitter on Saturday.
6 Crazy Smart Life Lessons From a High School Sophomore
Of all of the incredible work I get to do at
-- the Women of the Year Awards, putting heroes like First Lady Michelle Obama on the cover -- this is the stuff that fires me up most. Why? Because this next generation of girls has really got something.
Things Can Only Get Better: How Feminists Rocked 2014
In 2014, we saw more and more high-profile women not only defend feminism, but define what it means: The simple belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.
What Muslim Hashtag Activism Actually Accomplishes In Spite Of Trolls
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
“Hashtags are temporary, but knowledge is not temporary… Once you learn something, you won’t forget you had that experience
The Case For Social Media and Hashtag Activism
Mama, writer, activist
I propose that the use of social media as an instrument for activism will follow, if not already is, the same trajectory. Social media is one of the most powerful forms of activism, and (dare I say) a catalyst for change. Here's why.
Social Media as a Formidable Force for Change
CEO, Social Media for Nonprofits
The power of social media is hard to dismiss. What once seemed like a trivial way to keep in touch with friends, sharing photos and jokes, has become a force for societal change, shining light on subjects previously unknown.
The Limits of Hashtag Activism
Girl Up Teen Advisor
Will retweeting a post like "I believe animal abuse is wrong, RT if you agree" actually make the tweet's readers go out and volunteer at their local shelter, or get more animal rights legislation in Congress passed? Probably not.
Hashtag Activism Is Here to Stay
Student at the University of Michigan
Imagine if Twitter was around during the Civil Rights Era. Think about the greatness of hashtags such as #ihavedream or #selmatomontgomery Hashtags don't sound too unnecessary anymore, do they?
Twitter Says The National Guard Isn't The Key To #FixingChicago
#FixingChicago means building community gardens and teaching people how to grow their own healthy food — KeshRue (@KeshRue
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Do Hashtags Count As Activism?
On June 8, Shonda Rhimes -- producer, writer, and creator of hit TV shows Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, and executive producer
Hashtag Activism Is a Good Thing, Despite Its Conservative Critics
Journalist, Professor, Lawyer, Author of Skewed: A Critical Th...
Twitter is the equivalent of the town square or the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for Millennials.
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