If you thought summer was winding down, the season isn't over yet.
Heat advisories are in effect today from Missouri to northern Florida and also for the Galveston area of Texas.
Excessive heat warnings are posted in the St. Louis area as well as for portions of the Florida Panhandle.
The combination of high heat and humidity will make it feel like 102 to 109 degrees today.
In light of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, Ozy founder Carlos Watson walks us through his list of today's civil rights leaders who are fighting for social justice through their work.
Across the country and through various jobs, Watson emphasizes all of these people share three common qualities:
1) They care, often in a deeply personal way
2) They've had experience with not being the conventional choice for their positions
3) They've had mentors and supporters along the way
From a sheriff in Dallas County to a Harvard economics professor, learn more about Watson's chosen few:
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