Tag: activism

Track Star Allyson Felix Named Women’s Sports Foundation’s Sportswoman Of The Year

NewsOne Featured Video From Serena Williams to LeBron James, many athletes have transcended their impact and influence beyond the realm of sports and into activism; among them is track and field star Allyson Felix. According to ESPN, the Olympian was recently named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation for the strides she’s […]

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John Legend Unveils Initiative Aimed At Creating Equitable Communities

NewsOne Featured Video Singer and activist John Legend is advancing his advocacy efforts through the creation of a new initiative. The music artist—whose real name is John Stephens—recently unveiled a project designed to support communities that have been significantly impacted by systemic racism. From wealth disparities to inequities that exist within education and housing, several […]

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This Activist Is Calling Out How Climate Stories Are Told

Disha Ravi takes part in a digital strike this year. Photo courtesy of Disha Ravi With wildfires ravaging the American landscape, heatwaves tearing across western Canada and the US, and floods inundating German towns, climate change awareness has been at an all-time high in recent months. But for 22-year-old Indian activist Disha Ravi, climate change […]

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