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Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies
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TitleActivist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies
AbstractPhoto and obituary article about Florynce Rae Kennedy, or Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000), a female African American lawyer and "a Kansas City native who fought for civil rights and feminism with trademark flair." Description of her life and career, graduating "from Lincoln High School, 211 Woodland Ave.," and moving to New York in 1942 and fighting "vigorously for abortion rights, represent[ing] Black Panthers and join[ing] Gloria Steinem on the lecture circuit."
NotesPage B2: "Kennedy was called 'the biggest, loudest and, indisputably, the rudest mouth on the battleground where feminist activists and radical politics join in mostly common cause' by 'People' magazine in 1974."
DateDecember 24, 2000
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationMicrofiche: Newspaper Clippings--Black People
Local SubjectKennedy, Florynce R.
African Americans
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID113421
CONTENTdm number25291
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