A Tale of performative activism: How Black Lives Matter became just a trend

Performative activism (n) : a pejorative term referring to activism done to increase one’s social capital rather than because of one’s devotion to a cause On June 2, dubbed Blackout Tuesday by social media, 28 million people posted a black square on Instagram in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, but only 13 million … Continue reading A Tale of performative activism: How Black Lives Matter became just a trend