5 Insta Activist Accounts You Should be Following

Let’s be real, NO ONE enjoys reading the news right now. Between biased networks, hostile politics, and COVID-19, the news sucks in 2020. But, as we all know, it’s still important to stay up to date on current events, especially when it comes to social activism. Here are five Instagram activist accounts you should be following right now: 

  1. 1. @activismandstuff

    This account touches on topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to gender equality, and you can always count on them to report the GOOD NEWS, too!

  2. 2. @agirlhasnopresident

    If you are a feminist, (which, if you believe in gender equality, you are) you should be following A Girl Has No President to stay up to date on all policies related to women’s rights. 

  3. 3. @shityoushouldcareabout

    Follow for...well, you can figure it out.

  4. 4. @sainthoax

    Saint Hoax is sure to liven up your day with their comical parodies of political figures. But, be warned, their bio states, “Politically Incorrect.”

  5. 5. @soyouwannatalkabout

    So You Wanna Talk About is a no-nonsense, direct source for progressive politics. Each post includes several text slides that will tell you everything you need to know about the issues. 

Though Instagram isn’t the most trustworthy replacement for real reporting, it’s important to protect your mental health by taking breaks from the news. Follow these accounts for the run-down on social issues, minus the heavy news fatigue!