Mrs. Theresa Burroughs is a Human Rights Activist in Greensboro, AL. Mrs. Burroughs was friends with Dr. King and his family and worked along side him and others during the movement. And, as of today, she continues to educate and assist people in the Greensboro community and the surrounding areas.
She’s respected by Mayors, Judges, Govenors, Congress men and women, Senators, Attorney Generals, etc. Recently, she and the community celebrated the ‘re-grand opening” of the SafeHouse Museum, a old house where Dr. King was held, in order to keep him safe until he could be transported safely out of town.
Three students from Auburn Rural Studios did the restoration and renovation of the old “shot-gun” houses to re-create the “feeling” of the time. Mrs. Burroughs has promoted and supported the Rural Studios program over the years.