But let us not forget the important role that Black youth have played in social movement leadership.
The leadership of Black youth may seem like a recent phenomenon.
However, a deeper look at civil rights history reveals that Black youth have consistently been at the forefront.
Since 2007, the Youth Mentoring Action Network (YMAN) has been working to support this tenacity among Black youth.
Corey Jackson is CEO of Sigma Beta Xi: SBX Youth and Family Services.