Posts tagged "Rev. Addie Wyatt"

Honoring of Chicago’s Spiritual Gospel History Makers Albertina Walker and Rev. Addie Wyatt MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Honoring of Chicago’s Spiritual Gospel History Makers MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013 CONTACT:  Josephine Wade 773.487.2900   In dedication of their service and in honor of Chicago’s spiritual gospel history makers and civil rights activists, the We Women Empowered group is holding an awards ceremony staring at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April... Read more »

Rev. Addie Wyatt, Legendary Labor, Religious and Civil Rights Icon Dies at 88 In Chicago

Editor’s Note: As Chinta Strausberg (former award winning reporter from Chicago Defender Newspaper) writes below, Rev. Addie Wyatt was a legendary leader whose life and legacy in the religious, labor and civil rights movement are historic, and I want to add my personal thanks for the role she played in my life as a young... Read more »
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