Civil rights group looks to boost voter education and community involvement

06/27/14 Janelle Irwin
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It’s been 50 years since the civil rights movement’s Freedom Summer where activists fought for voting rights. A national group called the Dream Defenders is commemorating the anniversary with its own project called “The Bloc is ours”.

WMNF News spoke with Alekos Zambrano, the Bloc leader in Hillsborough County.

A local office for the freedom schools will open on July 19.

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