"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words," climate activist Greta Thunberg tells the UN. "We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you."
"Strange Fruit," a protest song about lynching made famous by Billie Holiday, was written not by an African American activist, but by a Jewish high school teacher from New York. @CBSMMiller looks at the song's backstory. Warning, the photo that inspired the song is disturbing.
Born This Way, my song and album, were inspired by Carl Bean, a gay black religious activist who preached, sung and wrote about being “Born This Way.” Notably his early work was in 1975, 11 years before I was born.
Document shared by @GretaThunberg ,now deleted. Read the dangerous & divisive conspiracy to defame India and its democracy. The activist who’s running for the Noble Peace Prize stands exposed.I am surprised to see how much she hates India. #GretaThunbergExposed
“The media does a great job at glorifying white privileged kids." This 12-year-old American gun control activist explains why it's so important to lift the voices of women of color. @NaomiWadler @Davos
8-year-old Indian climate activist Licypriya Kangujam called out the media for calling her the "Greta of India," saying: "We have common goal but I have my own identity." "If you call me "Greta of India," you are not covering my story. You are deleting a story."