CAMPUS NEWS: JUNE 29, 2021

STUDENT ACTIVIST

Anti-Violence Organizer Teyonna Lofton Speaks Up and Out For Herself and Others

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Chicago native Teyonna Lofton is a first-year student at the University of New Orleans whose activism led to her being part of the NBA committee to select the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion.

Chicago native Teyonna Lofton is a first-year student at the University of New Orleans whose activism led to her being part of the NBA committee to select the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion.

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