Darnella Fraizer

Darnella Frazier was 17 when she recorded George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis in 2020. She was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in Special Citations in 2021. The video played a major role in igniting a global protest movement against police violence, and was used as evidence in the trial of Floyd’s killer.

Ella Baker

Ella Baker 1903-1986 In the late 1950s Ella Baker helped create Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) with Martin Luther King, Jr. to fight racism. She served as executive director.  As college students became involved in the civil rights movement, Baker supported the idea of a student-run organization. She was an inspiring force behind the creation… Continue reading Ella Baker