Dawn Lamontagne

Taking Down Content? Should You Do It, and If So, How?

Sometimes, through circumstances beyond our control – and quite frankly, usually through our own ignorance (willful or otherwise) – we are confronted with the necessity of taking down content from our channels because of problematic viewpoints or source materials. It happens. And while it is not realistic for us to know everything about everything, as …

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How Justice Works: Breonna Taylor ‘Case Study’

It’s been almost four months since Louisville Metro Police Officers Brett Hankison, Jonathan Mattingly, and Myles Cosgrove entered the home of Breonna Taylor in an encounter that left her dead. Acting on a no-knock warrant issued by Judge Mary M. Shaw, the officers entered her home just after midnight on March 13, 2020. Kenneth Walker, …

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Questions For Influencer Activists To Ask Before Committing to a Campaign

We can all use our voices for social good. It’s easier than ever, but it’s time to go beyond “hashtag activism.” Start posting about the issues you care about, raise awareness, point out resources to help others, and you will feel you are contributing to the greater good. As content creators, the next step will …

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Educate or Argue? How To Know When To Let An Online Disagreement Go

As influencers and thought leaders, we spend a good deal of our time online. We love to engage with our communities and invite new people into our digital spaces. But when our influence takes the form of advocacy and allyship, everyone we encounter online won’t agree. Just as Laura Ingraham took it upon herself to …

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