Speaking outUnwilling to submit to the status quo, millennials are calling out hypocrisy and demanding social justice, equality and economic opportunity. Photo: tumblr The first African-American president of the U.S. In 2008, Barack Obama was elected as the first non-white President of the United States due in large part to the grassroots mobilization of hundreds of thousands of campaign volunteers and voters under the age of thirty. Photo: tumblr Equality Millennials overwhelmingly support social equality and equal rights regardless of race, sexual orientation, religion or sex. Millennials, more than any other demographic, self-identify as liberal. Photo: thenation.com Political activism The tactical protest, civil disobedience and direct action of millennials has ushered in movements such as Occupy Wall street, Black Lives Matter and the Dreamers campaign for a legal path to citizenship. Photo: baltimoresun.com
CreativityBy harnessing our collective energy, inspiring strength and leveraging social media, millenial creatives, artists and techies have been vital to this moment in history. Photo: tumblr Millennials have transformed the tone of the political conversation, shifted the social paradigm and influenced real change in policy...and we're just getting started. Photo: tumblr
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