social justice warrior

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social justice warrior

One who actively supports and promotes equality and fair treatment among different social classes. Once Betsy got to college, she became a real social justice warrior and decided to pursue a career in law as a way to bring about societal change.
See also: justice, social, warrior
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term=SJW) Urban Dictionary , a Social Justice Warrior is "an individual who repeatedly and vehemently engages in arguments on social justice on the Internet, often in a shallow or not well-thought-out way, for the purpose of raising their own personal reputation.
Being a social justice warrior doesn't mean that you have never been on the receiving end of injustice, it means that you have decided to put that experience to good use," said writer and theologian Jeff Cook in the (http://www.