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Clout-driven activism is not real activism

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Marina Cruz, Contributing Writer September 1, 2020

​Performative activism is defined as activism done to increase one’s social capital rather than out of devotion to the cause. It is used in a number of ways to support movements such as LGBTQ+ rights,...

Mario Salas- An Activist Hero

Mario Salas- An Activist Hero
Alejandro Lopez, Co-News Editor March 27, 2020

Mario Marcel Salas was born in San Antonio, Texas on July 30, 1949. Salas became an advocate for San Antonio’s African-American community in the early 1970s and was a key member of local activist groups...

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