How we can all take a lesson from Shailene Woodley’s arrest
This article discusses arrest of an actress who protested against Dakota Access Pipeline. The article highlights concerns around freedom of speech when incarceration is used to threaten people from raising their voices.
From Arizona State Press:
Activism is prominent on many college campuses this year, with the election, police violence and women's rights all at the forefront of the nation's mind. Everyone wants a peaceful protest, but free speech is often stifled by those who threaten incarceration against activists to intimidate them.
Emma Hobbs, justice studies senior, said students sometimes feel disempowered, but that it’s an incredible experience to be able to demonstrate their power through activism.
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