The #MannequinChallenge is taking the Internet by storm – here are some of the most powerful & fun videos Facebook/BYU Cougars Gymnastics
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From planking to the ice bucket challenge, social media loves a good mission. This week, it’s the mannequin challenge that’s taking over the Internet. Some of the videos are funny while others are really creative and some even pack serious messages.

Director and Vine video star Simone Shepherd’s mannequin challenge took on a serious tone as she focused on police killings and activism. In the days since posting it to Facebook, the video has been deleted several times.

Many of the other videos that have hit viral status are creative and eye-catching for their complexity.

The ladies in this pole dancing exercise class showed off their core strength.

So did the BYU women’s gymnastics team.

And, the Michigan men’s gymnastics team showed off their skills, too.

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Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna stopped to film a challenge video while she was in labor with their first daughter on Thursday. They got some family and friends to participate.

NBA champions the Cleveland Cavaliers took things up a notch and filmed their challenge during a visit to the White House on Thursday. First Lady Michelle Obama played along.

The Denver Broncos took the challenge to the next level with this epic locker room shot.

Kevin Hart took his posing skills to the gym.

Viral video star King Keraun’s challenge vid depicted what happens when you’re caught some place you’re not supposed to be, with someone else’s girlfriend.


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Even Hillary Clinton got in on the craze on Election Day.

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This crew managed to get their dog to pose.

And, so did these pooches.

In perhaps the cutest video, these pre-schoolers tried their best to stand still for their challenge video.

Have you seen a good mannequin challenge video? Or, maybe you’ve filmed one. Let us know in the comments!

Yolanda R. Arrington is a content editor for Rare. Tweet her @iamyolanda and like her on Facebook.
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