Silencing Voices

6 Ways To Break Open Your Echo Chamber About What Makes America Great

The following article was reposted with permission from The Conversationalist. What do you think of when you hear, “Make America Great Again?” What does a “great America” mean to you and the people in your online and IRL communities? In this week’s #SophieSix, we’re bringing you six perspectives on what makes America great.  In 2014, former U.S. …

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6 Ways to Break Open Your Echo Chamber About Social Media Activism

The following article was reposted with permission from The Conversationalist. If you’ve been on the internet lately, you might be familiar with the term ‘social media activism,’ but what about ‘digital activism’ or ‘performative activism?’ In this week’s #SophieSix, we’ve gathered six perspectives that will help you break open your echo chamber around social media activism. …

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6 Ways To Break Open Your Echo Chamber About #BlackLivesMatter

The following article was reposted with permission from The Conversationalist. What does your echo chamber look like around the Black Lives Matter movement? What perspectives have you heard on social media, at school, and among your peers about Black Lives Matter? In this week’s #SophieSix, we’ve gathered six perspectives that will help you break open your echo chamber …

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6 Ways to Break Open Your Echo Chamber About Cancel Culture

The following article was reposted with permission from The Conversationalist. When someone mentions “cancel culture,” what comes to mind for you? What perspectives have you heard about cancel among celebrities, on the internet, and in your communities? In this week’s #SophieSix, we’re bringing you six perspectives on cancel culture:  Cancel culture refers to the practice of …

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The State of Social

In recent years, the glow of social media has worn off for many. Divisiveness, disdain, and dissension radiate the airwaves. The facts back it up. An estimated 64% of Americans say social media has a mostly negative effect on the way things are going in the U.S. today, according to the Pew Research Center. Just …

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