Political Obituaries

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    House Means Committee Member Louise Slaughter passes...

    Rep. Louise Slaughter dies at 88
    03/16/18 - Rep. Louis Slaughter, an institution of New York politics and a groundbreaking Democrat on Capitol Hill, died early Friday morning after sustaining a head injury in a fall at her Washington residence last week.
     
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    Linda Brown, Kansas schoolgirl at the heart of landmark desegregation ruling, dead at 76...
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    Kansas schoolgirl, at the heart of landmark desegregation ruling, dead at 76
    March 26, 2018 - The civil rights activist who as a Kansas schoolgirl was at the heart of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawing racial segregation in American public schools, has died at age 76.
     
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    Sometimes history uses the right people at the right moment to do the right thing. RIP.
     
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    First Native Hawaiian in U.S. Senate dies...
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    First Native Hawaiian in U.S. Senate, Daniel Akaka, dies at 93
    April 6, 2018 -- Former Sen. Daniel Akaka, the first Native Hawaiian to serve in the chamber, died Friday, his family announced. He was 93.
     
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    Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80
    18 Aug 2018 -- One of the world's most celebrated diplomats, he became the first black African secretary-general of the United Nations.
     
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    Just a profoundly decent an rather effective man, back in the day when I thought being a deadbeat on the UN bill would be one of the most embarrassing moments of our foreign policy. I had no idea what 'embarrassing' could entail back then.
     
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