By Ashanti

I think protesting is a good way to express how you feel about your community, and it is a tool to get people to come together.

My auntie really believes in protesting and believes everyone should have equal rights. When everyone feels equal, it is better for the community. I chose this topic because it is important to me and I love to see positive changes in the world…

Read Ashanti’s full essay here.


Interview 1
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This project was made in collaboration with GlobalGirl Media-ChicagoThe ERA Coalition, and The Fund for Women’s Equality. You can learn more about this collaboration here.

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