There are a lot of terms we throw around, but maybe we’ve forgotten the true meanings. If all you know about human rights is that a lot of people put those „=“ bumper stickers on their cars or make them their Facebook pictures, you could probably use a refresher course.

And if your refresher course comes from 25+ brilliant minds who work hard to uphold our human rights? Bonus.

I especially appreciate what they say starting at 2:40 — just who are the people we need protecting from? And at 3:06, I feel encouraged to keep speaking up on social media (I hope you do, too). At 4:12, a quick, eye-opening story about how it feels to be denied your human rights is all the reminder we should need to keep working on these issues.

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