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Small Spark's Big Flame

 


A few days ago, 19-year-old Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau was said to be missing, then found dead after reporting being sexually assaulted. Salau was an important figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, using her voice to advocate for the justice of those slain at the hands of police in her hometown Tallahassee, Florida. Social media videos of the young woman show that she was a passionate, caring person who took great pride in advocating for herself and those who were oppressed. Despite the hurt and pain she had endured at the hands of those she trusted and loved, she stood up for herse...



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