Meronica Forrester-Kent

Meronica Forrester-Kent

Youth Speaker at Rally: Meronica Forrester-Kent, age 11, a student at Head Magnet Middle school, lives in Haynes Heights with her mother, Haynes-Trinity Neighborhood Coalition Communications Coordinator Winnie Forrester. Miss Forrester-Kent says Haynes Heights is named after the Rev. William Haynes. A son of a plantation owner and an enslaved mother, he was an educator, a real estate developer, and was responsible for moving the Roger Williams University in 1908 from Peabody College to the present site of the American Baptist College on World Baptist Center Blvd. Photo by Clint Confehr