IN REMEMBRANCE: 3-15-2015

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BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

REV. WILLIE T. BARROW, A FIGHTER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

The Rev. Willie T. Barrow, with the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. in 1986, was a past chairwoman of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.Credit Sun-Times Media, via Associated Press

Her death was confirmed by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the alliance of two groups founded by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., of which she was chairwoman for a decade.

Ms. Barrow organized her first civil rights demonstration when she was 12, protesting the fact that she and her fellow black students had to walk to…

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