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Alice Bernstein interview with the late Rev. Addie L. Wyatt

The Rev. Addie L. Wyatt – – an advocate for workers rights and civil rights – –
died Wednesday at the age of 88 after a long illness, said her adminstrative aide.

Wyatt, who was the first female president of a local chapter of the United Packinghouse Workers of America, worked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Montgomery Improvement Association in Alabama and endured violent opposition during marches with King in Chicago in the 1960s.

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April 6, 2012 Posted by | Gospel Truth | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment