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Alabama teen activist seeks truth, change amid protests

Added 07-04-20 01:22:02am EST - “It began with a few texts, a flyer and a hashtag: #WeMatterMontgomery.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Alabama teen activist seeks truth, change amid protests”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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It ended with hundreds of people gathered downtown under the searing June sun, with as equal of a platform given to recent high school graduates as the city’s top leader and a civil rights attorney.

It happened because of Grace Jackson, an 18-year-old Montgomery student with a driving energy, powerful spirit and keen strategy to organize and effect local change amid the largest civil rights movement the United States has witnessed in a generation.

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“We are the legacy of the civil rights movement,” Jackson said on Facebook in late May. “We need and deserve to be a part of this conversation.”

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