This 17-Year-Old Is a Rising Voice in Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter Movement

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Makayla Gilliam-Price is a 17-year-old high school senior applying to colleges. She’s also an activist bent on dismantling racism, on making Baltimore a place where black kids have an equal shot at safety, at an education, at the future.

And already, Gilliam-Price has found her voice.

She found it at debate camp a couple of years before Freddie Gray suffered a fatal neck injury in police custody in April 2015, before national media trained klieg lights on her city.

Read the full story via The Washington Post: This 17-Year-Old Is a Rising Voice in Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter Movement