Teen Activism And The Civil Rights Movement

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There are problems in this world that’s no secret. But, when people band together they can stop the problems, activism has no age. Teen activists are determined, outgoing, and courageous people. Their causes are things that a lot of people would want to or do support. Some notable activists are Malala Yousafzai, Faye Carey, and Craig Kielburger. These activists are backed by their parents, friends, and other organizations. Malala Yousafzai made news when she was shot by the Taliban. She was shot because she spoke out against the Taliban and how they didn’t let girls go to school. Malala was supported by her parents and now by people everywhere. She inspired countless girls to want an education. She was determined because even though she was shot she continued to fight for education.…show more content…
She made a facebook page to help get support. She started after she volunteered at a local animal shelter and watched the helpless animals. She is determined because even though she has a busy schedule she still volunteers at the animal shelter. The final activist, Craig Kielburger helped create and fund projects to end poverty and child labor in developing countries. He started after reading about the murder of Iqbal Masih, a 12 year old exlaborer boy who spoke against child labor. He was supported by his friends and his brother. He was outgoing because he planned this with little help. So obviously, Teen Activists are remarkable people who have done many remarkable
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