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Seeking Submissions - Protest's Communication Issue

Protest’s Second Project - Call for Writers

Big-name media publications shouldn't reign the direction of journalism. Stories pushed by those in power are typically chosen based on it’s potential to build capital. With a motive like this, the exclusion and bias we see in journalism is perpetuated and only those in power reap the benefits, not the audience it's meant to serve. And, to no one's surprise, important stories go untold.

Time has shown that everyday people have perspectives worth paying attention to and news worth sharing. Protest is excited to read your essays related to the expansive the field of journalism.

Ever find yourself acting as a journalist for your community?

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Magazine Submissions - Protest's Communication Issue

We use words to communicate but it's not the only way to convey a message. Everybody talks! Seriously, our bodies tell stories. We speak through appearances, physical movements, and sign languages. Conversations happen within us on a cellular level- an inevitable component of survival. We speak through prayer, music, and art, too. Even animals and beings found in nature "talk" to one another.

Issue #2 is all about communication and education, here we can dissect anything from our personal love languages to the complexity of African American Vernacular, how personal style is translated to the rest of the world or even prayer as a form of conversation

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Protests on Film: A talk with photojournalist & creator of Activist NYC, Cindy Trinh

Cindy Trinh is the woman behind the images of Activist NYC, she is a photojournalist with a special interest in social justice movements. We got the chance to speak to Cindy about the disparities of minority women in journalism and her experiences as a photojournalist.

We don’t get to hear the stories of marginalized people often and when we do it is most often through the lens of a white person. I want better representation of women of color and I think only other women of color can achieve that.

-Cindy Trinh

Activist NYC’s Instagram page is filled with moving, inspirational images of people organizing, demonstrating, and doing their part to fight off injustices.

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