Civil Rights Pioneer and Living Legend Charlayne Hunter-Gault

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As we honor MLK Day, Maiysha chats with civil rights legend and renowned journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault. She shares with Maiysha gut-wrenching stories of being the first Black student to attend the University of Georgia;  from dorm life to life-threatening attacks, her stories cement her place in the history book and anthology of extraordinary, brave Black women

In her new book ‘My People,’ Hunter-Gault tells her own heroic story as well as the iconic and history-making people she has reported on worldwide throughout her decades-long journalism career. 

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