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The new faces of social activism

Posted: 5:39 PM, Feb 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-04 18:54:37-05
Today's civil rights activists have social media and the Internet to get their message out to the public immediately.
 
It wasn't always that way, of course. During the 1960s, to be a part of the civil rights movement, you had to either live it or watch it on the local news or read the newspapers. 
 
Watch the video above for more on how the face of social activism has changed since then.