Rae Alexandra

staff writer for KQED Arts and Culture

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Instagram has recently been filled with black and white photos of women, all with captions that read “challenge accepted.”

‘Challenge Accepted’ social media trend draws criticism for overshadowing Turkish femicide campaign

Instagram has recently been filled with black and white photos of women, all with captions that read “challenge accepted.”

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