#BringBackOurGirls: Hashtag Haterade In The Face Of Tragedy & Terrorism by Lenny McAllister

Global Grind

michelle obama nigeria bring back our girls Aren’t First Ladies supposed to speak up on important matters impacting our world? The problem with critiquing Michelle Obama’s tweet for the Nigerian schoolgirls.

The criticism against Mrs. Michelle Obama for her hashtag activism in support of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls shows just how far in the wrong direction our political and social antics have gone over recent years.

Complaining about the First Lady doing exactly what First Ladies are supposed to do – bring attention to issues in ways that the President cannot – is just foolish and reaching for straws when it comes to railing against the Obamas.

Comments that hashtag activism through social media isn’t doing anything – well – isn’t really saying anything…that is, if you’re looking to say anything that’s factual, constructive, or productive.

We know that social media activism brought to light the heinous murder of Trayvon Martin when the authorities in Florida initially…

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