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Willie T. Barrow

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A female soldier in the Civil Rights Movement passes on to her great reward.


* President Barack Obama issues a statement on the passing of Rev. Willie T. Barrow, his “Godmother.” Click HERE. *

A representative from Rainbow/PUSH Coalition reached out to me Saturday afternoon. A public memorial for Rev. Barrow will be held at Rainbow/PUSH Coalition national headquarters on Thursday, March 19, beginning at 5 p.m. Central Time. RBC is located at 930 East 50th Street in Chicago.  Detailed Arrangements are listed on RPC’s website, HERE.


Rainbow/PUSH Coalition’s own Rev. Willie T. Barrow who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and others in Selma died in Chicago Thursday, March 12 after living a life of activism.  Click the new media player below to hear more about her, (after a short message from our sponsor).

To learn more about the life of Rev. Willie T. Barrow, click HERE.

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