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    How to Maintain the Momentum of the Black Lives Matter Movement

    A week ago our timelines were filled with Black Lives Matter content and now it’s not. Even when our personal algorithms should be doing the opposite due to the sheer number of people still tweeting and posting and engaging with this movement. This is a way for voices to be silenced, for outraged to be contained, and to get people to move on. These social media platforms know that we are a threat to the system, we cannot let this be forgotten and there are many people who still haven’t seen justice. We need to continue to fight and as time goes on we are seeing more and more social…

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    How to Properly Use & Engage with Trigger Warnings

    What are trigger warnings exactly? How can we effectively use them? In short, trigger warnings help us engage with the world more securely. As someone who is genuinely helped by these warnings and who’s mental health is better when these warnings are provided, I have some insight to give here. This is purely my perspective on why they are helpful and how to use them. Including some of the common myths surrounding the idea of trigger warnings. As there are a lot of people on the internet, specifically right-wing mouthpieces acclimatized to their provocations. It’s easy for this topic to come off politically, but trigger warnings create a safer mental…