Donald Trump has been president for one month now. I know; it already feels like decades. It’s easy to get caught up in the hate. It’s hard to get in on the actions. Luckily, celebrities and activists have got our backs for some take-action inspiration.
These influencers are putting their money and their time where their mouths are and actually making a difference within the government.
It isn’t just Donald Trump who has big plans for change in 2017.
Winfrey’s network OWN quickly responded to Andy Puzder’s nomination as Secretary of Labor by handing over all their tapes with his ex-wife claiming domestic abuse. Following the accusations and the evidence, Puzder quickly withdrew his nomination.
Alec Baldwin & SNL
Baldwin and Saturday Night Live have kept humor alive amidst the Trump era.
As acting attorney general at the Department of Justice, Yates challenged Trump’s immigration order and even went so far as to challenge its legality. She was promptly fired. Though she lost her job, she gained the nation’s respect and was nominated for a John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Kelly may be a Republican, but she is far from a Trump fan. After facing Trump’s bullying for months, including Trump’s comments about her period, Kelly finally got her revenge by speaking out about the president in her new book, Settle for More.
Millions of women took a stand against Donald Trump the day after his presidential inauguration. The cries for equality were heard around the world in a day that will surely go down in history.