Is Silence Violence?

Silence is Violence… or Is It?

Examining the popular hashtag “silence is violence.” While
short, it may have greater implications for writers and social media users.
Most young people read and post on social media. They have seen this hashtag that calls for them to become writers themselves.
The tagline has been used on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It is also written on many protest signs. This article further explains the viewpoint. 
Many want to be seen as an ally for the black lives matter movement. To do so, people are expected to write about the movement online. But, there may be longterm consequences for poorly thought out social media posts.
This article asks readers to question their responsibility as readers and writers.


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