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Becoming And Being An Activist | PopularResistance.Org

“What people won’t talk (about), what people don’t like to remember is that the success of that movement in Greensboro is probably attributed to no more than eight or 10 people. I can say this: when the television cameras stopped rolling, the folk left. I mean, there were just a very faithful few. McNeil and I … Continue reading

Introduction to Activism – Permanent Culture Now

“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a  living thing can go against it.”  G.K. Chesterton What is Activism? Activism is quite simply taking action to effect social change; this can occur in a myriad of ways and in a variety of forms. Often it is concerned with ‘how to change the … Continue reading

Mother’s Day by Abolitic

Literary Activism: New Perspectives

Literary Activism is defined by many as a form of protest directed towards or against communications, or more precisely the fiction and nonfiction messaging, by institutions of power whose communications goals are focused on influencing specific audiences (Corporate Communication, 2015; Literary activism, 2015). As Abolitionists focused their fight for the rights of the slave, Literary … Continue reading