16 Powerful Protests That Shaped News And Culture In 2016

There's no doubt that 2016 was a year filled with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Social media and grassroots organizing played a huge role in allowing us all to express our support, fears, optimism, concerns, excitement and flat out disdain for any and everything that was happening in the world. Using our voices to speak out about the things affecting our communities most was never more important than it has been this year and as we bring this tumultuous 12 months to a close, we've got a reminder of the 16 most unforgettable protests and movements that shaped this year.