These famous young ladies of Hollywood are boldly taking on the feminist discourse.
Thanks to social media, celebrities are speaking to their audience more directly than ever before. These four inspiring ladies are using their fame and respective platforms to address important topics that truly matter.
Little Rue is not so little anymore. From educating the world about why #BlackLivesMatter to taking the cultural appropriation accusations right to the Kardashians’ front door, there’s no question that Amandla Stenberg is conscious about her celebrity status and how she can effectively engage her platform to empower young girls and women.
One of the youngest trans females to speak publicly about transgender issues, she is on her way the world what it means to be transgender. At 16 years old, she’s started her series of YouTube videos about her life called I Am Jazz. She has also written several books and founded two organisations, TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation and Purple Rainbow Tails.
She was the youngest correspondent to ever join The Daily Show, and the first black woman to hold the position. But now, the 26-year-old is ready to move onto bigger and better projects.Highly intelligent and wickedly funny, Williams will be writing, producing and starring in her own TV show, so needless to say, we’re waiting in eager anticipation for its debut.
You may not hear a lot of news about Keke Palmer, but when you do, you know this girl’s out to make some solid points. Keke is the first black woman to play Cinderella on Broadway, and she publicly identifies as being sexually fluid — very brave to bend the rules of the game. “I’m making the rules for myself and I don’t have to be stuck to one label.” Well said, Keke, well said.