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What’s It Like To Be An ‘Activist Journalist’?

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Vishal Singh calls himself "a volunteer citizen/activist journalist." He’s part of a growing number of people who have taken it upon themselves to document causes they believe in, whether they’re on the right or the left.

Singh is a committed leftist who found his new calling after witnessing what he considered a heavy-handed police response to a George Floyd protest last May.

He’s been roughed up by Trump supporters, hit with police batons, shot with non-lethal projectiles, and had his foot run over.

Singh consider it his “responsibility to use my skills to show a really honest, embedded perspective of what these protests are like from the protesters’ perspective.”

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