Activism

Activism, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Remarkable Women Awards: Soma Sara wins Activist of the Year

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    7 women of colour activists to follow for a diverse perspective on climate change

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Stylist Magazine: issue 589
Life

Paving the way: Stylist meets Munroe Bergdorf in this week’s magazine

Plus, we take a look at the must-see musicals here to save cinema this autumn.

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Stylist Team
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Munroe Bergdorf exclusive interview about her new podcast The Way We Are
Podcasts

Munroe Bergdorf exclusive: the model and activist on turning trauma into triumph

“We can all do our bit to make this world a little easier for the people who come next.”

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Meena Alexander
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Image of woman holding up blank placards.
Books

An introvert’s guide to being an effective activist

“It is important to remember that behind every outspoken face, there is often a team of people helping to bring their message to the public.”

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Karen Edwards
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how to change the world
Politics

How to become an activist and make the change you want to see in the world

From Change.org UK’s executive director.

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Kajal Odedra
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Alice Porter
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How to be an anti-racist ally in every area of your life

Sophie Williams (@officialmillennialblack) guides you through the most important steps to remember

A woman walking through a shining door
Books

Why trying to ‘make the most of a bad situation’ isn’t always the answer

Read an extract from Beronda L. Montgomery’s new book Lessons From Plants.

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Beronda L. Montgomery
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Woman sleeping on a stop watch
Podcasts

How to reframe the feeling that you’ve “lost a year” to the pandemic

This podcast is super helpful.

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Hollie Richardson
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womens march 2021
Women

The Women’s Marches aren’t happening in 2021 – here’s what to expect instead

The Global Count is a digital initiative designed to amplify the voices of women around the world.

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Moya Crockett
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TV

The true story of the Mangrove Nine is the best (and most impactful) thing on TV

Re-telling the forgotten history behind Steve McQueen's Mangrove

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Politics

“If Biden wins, we can't stop fighting and if Trump wins, we must stay hopeful”

A young Black activist in the US looks ahead to the results of this year's polarising presidential election and says her work must continue no matter who wins.

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Olivia Pace
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In order to save the planet, we must start shopping sustainability
People

Black British activists share their hopes for the future

Spotlighting the leading voices for change with some wise words for a better future

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Victoria Sanusi
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Lauren Geall
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This how you can help the #EndSARS movement from the UK

Everything you need to know about what's going on in Nigeria.

People

Hope, positivity and power: “What I learned when I met Black Lives Matter’s Alicia Garza”

Stylist magazine's guest editor and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza on what drives her to keep going.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Leanne Pero
Health

“I’m a Black breast cancer survivor – this is why I’m campaigning for more support”

Leanne Pero was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 30.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hauwa Ojeifo
People

Meet the woman giving mental health a voice in Nigeria

Nigeria hasn’t had a new piece of mental health legislation since 1958. Hauwa Ojeifo wants to change that.

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Lauren Geall
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Gina Miller: UK police are investigating a "Kill Gina Miller" crowdfunding page.
People

Gina Miller says fundraising sites should face tighter regulation after “Kill Gina Miller” scandal

Her calls come after a fundraiser seeking £10,000 to hire a hitman to kill the political activist was left live for five months.

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Lauren Geall
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Viola Davis beautifully explains why she has bought a former slave plantation
People

Viola Davis beautifully explains why she has bought a former slave plantation

“It is the birthplace of my story.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Black women are using hashtags to call for equality and expose injustices on social media, now I am doing the same
Long Reads

How hashtags have played a crucial role in Black women’s activism online

Black women are using hashtags to call for equality and expose injustices on social media, now I am doing the same

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Rene Germain
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Kayleigh Dray
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The situation in Lebanon requires action beyond our Twitter feeds

Years of tragedy in Syria, Palestine and Algeria prove that those well intentioned “thoughts and prayers” will only go so far. It’s time to do more.

The real story behind those ‘Challenge Accepted’ posts on Instagram
Life

The real story behind those black-and-white selfies on Instagram

Read this before you jump on that ‘Challenge Accepted’ bandwagon.

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Kayleigh Dray
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