activism

Grassroots campaigns have proven instrumental in bringing about political, social or environmental change; you've got to start somewhere-might as well start here.

Katheryn Lisa2 days ago
The Aftermath of Having a Stalker
Though this is titled “The Aftermath Of Having A Stalker”, I don't truly know if the nightmare will ever end. I don't know that the anxiety attacks and triggered paranoia will completely go away. I do...
Jessica Boarman3 days ago
Misconceptions
America, land of the free home of the poor. The land of opportunity for the chosen lucky few. Poverty is crippling in America. I understand poverty-stricken families those living paycheck to day after...
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Morgan P3 days ago
Why to Not Silence Your Voice as a Black Female
The event was going better than I thought. This was finally our time. A young black woman living in Middletown, Pennsylvania created an anti-hatred, racist, sexist (all the above) demonstration and no...
Suppression of Black Creative Minds
Over the course of years, black culture has taken over dramatically. Everything about our music, art, movies, businesses, literature, pretty much anything we create becomes a masterpiece within the ey...
Jacob Phillips5 days ago
Terrorism
I have taken a little bit of a risk talking about this topic at the moment because of how controversial and raw it currently is, but I don’t think it should be that way, which is one of the reasons fo...
Philipa Asiemo7 days ago
Appreciate Not Appropriate!
EXTRA! EXTRA!! DO NOT APPROPRIATE MINORITY CULTURE!!! Ladies and gentlemen, Boys and girls, White people. I have heard a lot of bullshit in my life on why culture vultures (people who steal from other...
Speaking in Hypotheticals
There is a political tidal wave just on the horizon. Most people have seen its effects already, as the waves preceding have begun to change the landscape. This wave is made up of the faces and voices ...
Peter Rose8 days ago
Democracy Under Threat
Let us start a campaign to save democracy. It does not matter which party you support or if you-understandably- say a plague on all their houses. Democracy is being killed by lies. Democracy is being ...
Jenna Logan11 days ago
Dear Liberals
Dear Liberals: So you say "Love is Love " and that you stand against racism, and you want equal rights for women, but you don't really mean it. Love is only love when it fits your definition. Racism i...
Jason Everitt12 days ago
The Death of the Social Justice Warrior
Many of those that began their early days of political discourse on the web will have encountered use of this term at some point or another. Some, since its explosion of use in 2011, proudly attribute...
Jessica Smith15 days ago
Quit Blaming Immigrants
Immigrants are people moving from one country to another. Usually because they believe in the new country more. They think it will offer them better opportunities. I've never heard of an immigrant mov...
Jessica Smith16 days ago
How To Be an Activist
Since a lot of us say one thing but act on another. Here's how to make a difference:
Gareth Johnson18 days ago
Dear Theresa...
Dear Theresa, I hope you’re doing okay. Being Prime Minister must be an almost impossibly overwhelming task at the best of times, but I can’t help feeling that you’ve been caught in a perfect storm. A...
Philipa Asiemo18 days ago
Ally, Bye!
Calling all Allies of marginalized groups! Calling all allies of marginalized groups! If you say you are an ally, get your ass in here! It all started yesterday when I read a tweet that accused member...
Abraham Mathew19 days ago
The Importance of Free Speech
John Milton once said, “Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” The question of whether all types of speech should be permitted and pr...
Jesse Booker20 days ago
America Left Behind: The Rights of a Child
In my last article, "Religious Privilege: Child Marriage," I briefly mentioned the existence of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child (CRC), and how the US is the only country in the UN that has ...
Dallas Pinkerton21 days ago
The Failure of the War on Drugs
The Failure of the War on Drugs and How It Can Be Rectified On July 14, 1969, Richard Nixon made a speech to Congress, identifying drugs as a serious national threat. Additionally, he called for feder...