#UPP Category

Akon Lighting Africa

Artist Akon is known for his musical talents and his hit songs ‘lonely’, ‘belly dancer’ and ‘smack that’. Besides his musical talent, Akon started a charity in 2014 called ‘Akon Lighting Africa’. In Africa approximately, there are 600 million people still living without electricity. As a child, Akon knew the realities of not be able […]

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Dear Twitter and YouTube, you need to deal with your trolls.

  The 1st February 2016 was the first time I had ever been called a N****r. I wasn’t called a N***** once, or twice but three times in the space of 20 minutes by people online I had never met and will probably (more like hopefully) never meet in my entire life. Looking back now […]

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Meryll Streep is UPP

Meryl Streep is Using her Platform Positively!   Hollywood Actress Meryl Streep was honoured for her lifetime of notable work last night at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. Accepting awards is always an opportunity for people with platform to show leadership, call for action or just say it like it is. Meryl Streep did just that and […]

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George Michael was #UPP

From www.GeorgeMichael.com

Last night we heard the awful news that our North London, Greek Cypriot Prince Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou a.k.a George Michael had passed away. In the spirit of what #UsingYourPlatformPositively aims to do I wanted to counter a lot of the negative “turbulent” coverage of George *coughs Sky News* and highlight some of George Michael’s fantastic humanitarian and […]

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Mila Kunis is #UPP

#BadMoms and #That70sShow Actress #milakunis is #UPP #Mila penned a powerful essay about #genderbias and #sexism in #hollywood #UsingyourPlatformPositively You’ll Never Work In This Town Again… “If this is happening to me, it is happening more aggressively to women everywhere.” “You’ll never work in this town again.” A cliché to be sure, but also what […]

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Rihanna is #UPP

#rihanna is #UPP #UsingyourPlatformPositively #Repost @badgalriri with @repostapp ・・・ #WorldAIDSDay. Couldn’t believe how easy this was to get tested and find out my status on the spot! So easy you can order your own kit and do it at home! #ProTESTHIV Thank you #PrinceHarry for this initiative! It will really make a difference in the […]

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