When it comes to activism social media has become a force to reckon with. From #BlackLivesMatter to Intersectional Feminism and LBGBTQIA rights, social media has allowed people who normally wouldn't have a "seat at the table" the chance to speak up and speak out. Here are 7 GIFs of activists you should follow right now!

@BreeNewsome

@JamilahLemieux

@Kwamerose 

@DeRay

@RaquelWillis_ 

@Zellieimani 

@KillerMike 

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