Social media has been both a blessing and a curse, but for some of Hollywood’s finest, timelines have served as their platform for social justice.
From the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin to the mysterious death of Sandra Bland, trending topics had these celebrities stand front and center in the pulpits of Twitter to spread awareness about the plights of minorities.
No matter what pops off on the Internet, count on these stars to give their unfiltered opinion on-site. Feed your mind and timelines by following this roster of vocal notables.—Mawuena Sedodo
Talib Kweli says that activism is not just sitting at a computer, but actually getting up and doing something. When he’s not schooling ESPN commentators on violence against blacks, this socially conscious rapper uses his timeline to encourage the youth to be active citizens. From participating in sit-ins to peaceful demonstrations, Kweli lives up to his word.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) June 18, 2015