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  • Barbara Jordan statue

    Barbara Jordan statue

    By Mason Jones and Christopher Palmer
    Mason Jones and Christopher Palmer
    Published: Aug. 25, 2009

    A student-initiated effort results in the installation of a statue of Barbara Jordan, the first female public figure honored on the university’s campus in its 126-year history. Barbara Jordan was the first African American representative to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas. In 1972 she became the first African American woman …

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      Geoff said on April 27, 2010 at 11:20 p.m.
      This video was well done.
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