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Brea Baker on Helping Build Her Generation’s Civil Rights Movement

The 26-year-old activist is reimagining new social and political norms

Brianna Holt
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6 min readApr 7, 2021
Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; source photo: Sydney Holmes

At the time of Trayvon Martin’s murder in 2012, Brea Baker was only 17. The now 26-year-old racial and gender justice activist recalls the tragedy being a defining moment in how social…