Example sentences for: activists

How can you use “activists” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Conservative and gay rights activists have launched dueling ad campaigns about the ex-gay movement . The conservatives, borrowing from recent remarks by Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, argue homosexuality is an unhealthy lifestyle from which many former gays have successfully recovered.

  • The Census Bureau's "multiracial" proposal has provoked strong reactions from civil-rights activists who fear that many African Americans will defect to the new category, thus diluting black political power.

  • It's unsurprising, therefore, that the people pushing the Gen Y boom hardest are not sociologists, journalists, or activists but market researchers.

  • That the student activists of Berman's generation believed a political revolution to be within their grasp may seem a little puzzling from the vantage point of 30 years, but is perhaps understandable as a product of youthful exuberance: Berman himself lapses into a romantic nostalgia when he describes what it felt like to be in the vanguard of something new and magnificent--in politics, in culture, in the way human beings treat each other.

  • While scholars debate the accuracy of the study's statistics, gun rights activists embrace its message that an armed society is a safer society.


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