Josephine Butler, 1920-1997

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Trail Blazer - The Josephine Butler Story

What does community mean to you? For community leader Josephine Butler, it meant shaping nearly every major social change initiative in Washington since the 1930’s. Including: America’s first-ever union of black women laundry workers, she helped lead the integration of the Adams and Morgan Schools, and she co-founded the statehood movement for the District of Columbia.

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