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    Who to Watch: Myra Richardson

    Meet Myra Richardson, 21

    • Louisiana Legislative aide
    • Studies political science at Southern University and A&M College – Baton Rouge, LA
    • Baton Rouge Magnet High School graduate
    • At-large member, Democratic parish executive committee
    • Daughter of Jasmine Richardson
    • Currently reading “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson and other readings by bell hooks at Southern Cofe

    Myra Richardson is an observant, potent, and impactful civil servant who as been honored nationally by civic groups including the NAACP, Alabama NAACP, Birmingham City Council, and the Greater Baton Rouge United Way.

    She is a catalyst with a passion for representing and standing with marginalized voices. Her engagements have ranged from her leadership role as Louisiana’s Ambassador for the Women’s March on Washington to the creation of a local youth group–The Wave, and co-creation of Justice X. She has embodied progressivism by seeking to create a more equitable future for Louisiana.

    “Everything I do is service-based because I truly believe, ‘service to others is the rent we pay to live here on Earth”,’ she said. Richardson said she believes investing in the next generation is the greatest investment one can make. “Service is my personal mantra,” she said. Richardson said she will be vocal about the upcoming Census, elections, and economic development events statewide. Follow her on Facebook @MyraRichardson or Instagram @MoveswithMyra,

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    Myra Richardson to receive NAACP’s advocacy award

    Myra Richardson will be presented the NAACP’s Prestigious Montague Cobb Health Advocacy Award, July 22, 2019 during the annual convention.

    This award was established to honor individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact in the field of health.

    This award is given annually in recognition of the legacy of Dr. W. Montague Cobb, who served as the President of the NAACP from 1976 to 1983.

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