Howard University Student Channing Hill Wins 2021 NAACP Youth Activist of the Year

A college student from Euless, Texas has landed a national award for her activism while away at school.

Channing Hill is the 2021 NAACP Youth Activist of the Year. She’s in California to be part of the nationally broadcast award show celebrations.

“It makes me feel incredible,” Hill said. “I am just so proud of myself and my friends, and the conviction we displayed in the last semester.”

Hill is currently the president of the NAACP Howard University Unit. She’s pursuing a bachelor’s degree before heading to law school.

Hill led a 34-day peaceful sit-in protest at Howard last semester about housing conditions. Hill said it’s just the start of being a voice for others.

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SOURCE: WFAA, Scoop Jefferson