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Vel Phillips

Vel Phillips (Photo by Joe Kennedy/LA Times via Getty Images)
Vel Phillips (Photo by Joe Kennedy/LA Times via Getty Images)

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April 21, 2018 "Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always." - (OH)
April 21, 2018 "remembering Mrs Phillips in my prayers and at Mass. I trust she's found rest 'where the light of God's face shines'. Her family are especially in my prayers these days" - James Deshotels (St Louis, MO)
April 20, 2018 "My condolences to the family and friends of Vel Philips. May the God of all bring you comfort at this most difficult time and may he fill your hearts with wonderful memories of Vel to cherish." - Fj
April 20, 2018 "A POWERFUL FORCE to be reckoned with, VEL taught us for change to happen, we need to want it to happen. Good things always grow out of crises because crises are opportunities for change. THANK GOODNESS we had VEL help us with the housing crisis, without her we (black folks) would probably still be living across the railroad tracks. THANK U for all your HARD WORK and DEDICATION !!!.....PRAYERS" - Valenda Newell (Indianapolis, IN)
April 20, 2018 "To The Family Of Vel Phillips
My condolences to the family on the loss of your dear beloved one. It's my sincere hope that you find comfort in knowing that Almighty God is near to those crushed in spirit and that he cares for you." - R. C. (IL)
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Obituary for Vel Phillips
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vel Phillips, a civil rights pioneer who helped lead open housing marches in Milwaukee in the 1960s and was the first black person...
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