Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian author and activist. She provided an extremely viewed TED talk regarding the importance of looking for more than “a single story” and pursuing a varied worldview in 2009.
She has actually because provided another influential TED talk called “We Must All Be Feminists,” which was tested in a Beyonce song. Adichie has composed six critically acclaimed books, consisting of ” Americanah” which was on one of President Barack Obama’s reading lists.
Her literature checks out themes including race, the immigrant experience, feminism, and culture at large. She utilizes her Instagram to publish videos about her writing and current happenings to more than 500,000 fans.
Ibram X. Kendi
Ibram X. Kendi, America’s leading bigotry scholar, composed a 2019 book called “How to be an Anti-Racist.” In it, he composed: “The only way to reverse racism is to consistently recognize and describe it– and then dismantle it.”
He is the founding director of American University’s anti-racist research center and will be opening a comparable center at Boston University. He is active on Twitter with over 172,000 followers.
— Ibram X. Kendi (@DrIbram) May 29, 2020
Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is a 22- year-old advocate for girls’ education and ladies’s equality. She was shot by a member of the Taliban at age 14 for defying a ban against ladies going to school. Ever since, she has actually authored two bestselling books. She is presently studying at Oxford.
She is most active on Twitter, where she has 1.6 million fans.
— Malala (@Malala) June 1, 2020
David Frum is a Canadian-American senior editor at the Atlantic.
Frum composed a memoir about his time with the Bush administration and a 2018 book about the Trump presidency– both of which are New York Times bestsellers.
— David Frum (@davidfrum) June 7, 2020
Emma Gonzalez is a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in2018 She assisted found March for Our Lives, an organization against weapon violence.
She tweets about a variety of social justice causes to 1.5 million followers on Twitter.
— Emma González (@Emma4Change) March 23, 2018
Michigan Rep. Justin Amash has actually been a prominent critic of Donald Trump. He left the Republican party in 2015 and wrote a thought-provoking op-ed in the Washington Post regarding the decision. He just recently revealed that he would not look for the Libertarian presidential nomination, after stating he wished to represent millions of Americans who do not see themselves well-represented by either major celebration. He has more than 450,000 fans on Twitter.
— Justin Amash (@justinamash) June 7, 2020
Blair Imani is a Black and Muslim activist and historian who promotes intersectional thinking, female empowerment, and LGBTQ rights. She has provided a TED Talk: “Queer and Muslim: Absolutely Nothing to Fix up,” and composed 2 historical books, one about prominent females and nonbinary people, and another about the Black American dream. She runs Equality for HER, a non-profit that supports ladies. Her Instagram reaches 177,000 people.
Zeynep Tufekci is a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. Originally from Turkey, Tufekci is a former computer programmer with proficiency in the social impacts of technology and security. She regularly contributes to the Atlantic, the New York City Times, and Wired. She composed a book titled “Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.”
Tufekci regularly goes over identity, society, protests, and technology on her Twitter account. She has over 340,000 followers.
— zeynep tufekci (@zeynep) June 3, 2020
Shea Serrano, an author at The Ringer, is known for being a professional on movies and basketball– he’s composed New York Times bestsellers on both subjects.
Serrano utilizes his Twitter to amplify Latinx voices and frequently criticizes the Trump presidency.
He also uses his Twitter account to recognize followers in requirement– he freely donates to a number of causes and people, and tweets about it, starting a positive domino effect within his community of over 380,000 followers.
— Shea Serrano (@SheaSerrano) June 9, 2020