Young African-Americans Who Gained a Brief Spotlight in 2013

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Young Black Americans in the 2013 Spotlight

A number of young African-Americans gained the national spotlight in 2013 for a brief moment for reasons of their own making or situations they were plunged into. Those moments ranged from protesting school closures in Chigago to speaking at the March on Washington anniversary. (Photo: Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/ MCT /LANDOV)

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