‘The People’s Campaign’ uses storytelling and social media to fight injustice

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The people are coming together, and they’re using creativity and social media to be heard.

A new initiative called The People’s Campaign is raising money on GoFundMe to travel to 15 states across the U.S. that are “overcoming injustice, but are no longer in the national spotlight.” The campaign hopes to combine digital storytelling and social justice activism to support and reinvigorate these communities deeply impacted by racism and violence.

“I felt it would be effective to continue the dialogue about these communities,” campaign creator Cyrus Aaron said. “The reality of prejudice is not limited to the acts that get our attention. It is in the attitudes that don’t.” Read more…

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