WATCH: Philander Smith, Texas Southern Alumna Sen. Stephanie Flowers’ Speech on Stand Your Ground Laws Goes Viral

Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers gained national attention this week for an impassioned plea against a Stand Your Ground gun law proposal before the senate’s judiciary committee.

Flowers, a graduate of Philander Smith College and Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law according to the Arkansas Times, is no stranger to outspoken views on gun laws and gun violence.

Following Flowers’ speech, the bill proposal was defeated 4-3 in committee, but could be raised again next week.

  1. HBCU Alum have always been and will always be more socially politically conscious and active in there communities. So no surprise Arkansas Senator Stephanie Flowers set the establishment straight in her speech.

  2. So very proud of her, and I know her Dad would be. She is the voice for those of us who lack the courage.
    Best to Senator Flowers

  3. She is so brave and She’s Very Concerned about the lives of black people and Children keep Standing your ground I Sorry she lost her Sister

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