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Black History Month Women Pioneers: Velvalea Rodgers “Vel” Phillips

February 27, 2016

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams Discover how Vel Phillips rose to prominence as one of Wisconsin’s great civil rights activists, achieving an impressive list of “firsts” as part of her legacy, including the first African American judge in Wisconsin and the first woman, and African American, in the nation elected to executive office in state […]

http://theobamacrat.com/2016/02/26/black-history-month-women-pioneers-velvalea-rodgers-vel-phillips/

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