Meet FAMU’s Young Freedom Rider
by Doug Blackburn
She has been steeped in the civil rights movement for all of her 21 years.
She grew up minutes away from Martin Luther King Jr.’s former home in Montgomery, Ala., now called the Dexter Parsonage Museum. She was raised in Rosa Parks’ church, officially known as St. Paul AME.
“My whole family has been really engaged in the civil rights movement,” said Stephanie Burton, a senior at Florida A&M University. “I feel like it’s my family’s legacy.” Read more…
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