A Conversation with Blair Imani Pride, Activism and Role Models.
We’re backstage at the Teen Vogue Summit and our new friend Jaime Marsanico tells us we have two minutes to prepare questions to ask the iconic Blair Imani, and what better time to interview her than on June first - the very first day of Pride month? Blair is sitting down with her friend Mars Sebastian of Do Something, decked out in a Videmus Omnia jacket, Louboutins and matching red lipstick, typing away on her phone. “Hang on one second - let me finish this Tweet”.
Written by Ramisha Sattar | Brought to you by Alt Philanthropy and Teen Eye Magazine.
Rico Pride sat down with me to discuss engaging young adults in advocacy, intersectionality, and hugs.
With an equality symbol tattooed on his wrist there’s no mistaking Rico Pride is an activist. Not only is Rico a fellow incoming freshman at George Washington University, but he is the owner of the "InstaFamous" account Pride Of The Humans that boasts 163K followers to date.
I recently discovered a really unique Los Angeles-based artist on instagram named Ashley Lukashevsky! What really stuck out to me was the powerful messages in each of her pieces. I reached out to Ashley to find out a bit more about herself and the artwork she creates.
Ashlyn Brierre interviewed by Shira Strongin; Collage by Emily Muller
Ashlyn of Slay The Patriarchy talks social media backlash, injustice, and internet trolls.
With 47.4K followers Slay The Patriarchy has become a voice for the modern day intersectional feminist; making waves, uniting activists, and educating social media, but who is behind this unstoppable force? I had the opportunity to speak with Ashlyn Brierre, an activist from South Carolina and the founder of this community