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Justice Seekers EP. 3: Performative Activism in Action [PODCAST]

This week on Justice Seekers, one of our co-hosts, Sanjna, dives deeper into internet activism and specific types such as “clicktivism” and PowerPoint activism. She also talks about past events like the 2021 Met Gala, Pride Month, and the BLM Protests of 2020. She covers multiple perspectives on how these acts of what seemed to be harmful ways to raise awareness, have hidden dangers that slow the movement for justice.

While there is much debate over the right way to protest in a time like this, Instagram users, specifically Instagram celebrities, have favored a new type of activism, one that I like to call “cryptic activism.” This month’s #blackouttuesday” is the hashtag being heard around the world. Originally started by local artists on Tumblr such…

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