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The Difference Between Performative Activism and Genuine Allyship

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Performative Activism: a form of activism used to increase one's social capital or personal gain rather than genuine support towards a movement, issues, or causes.

People who have demonstrated performative activism use it as a one-off action and on a one basis instance. Users of performative activism only act as "allies" when it is convenient for them…

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Petiri Ira

Petiri Ira

WEOC Member, Bylines in Momentum, Cultured, AnInJustice, Equality Includes You, The Pink, AfroSapiophile and Age of Awareness. Contact: petiriira@gmail.com