Activist Yolanda Renee King is carrying on the work of her famous grandfather, Martin Luther King, Jr. The middle school student advocates passionately for key civil rights issues, including voting rights. She urges educators and young people not to just glorify her grandfather’s memory, but to closely study his actions to understand how he accomplished his goals. Listen to hear a committed young activist reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and how it continues to inspire her.
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