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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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January 01, 2020 "May the family and friends of Vel Philips find comfort in our Heavenly Father the hearer of prayers knowing that he is not partial and the day will come when all Nations will live in Harmony." - New York
July 07, 2019 "Phillip D Anthony I will miss here dearly. She was a Bible example of ElohimYHWH-Jehovah intent of all his children. She & her husband walked the walk of there faith in a very disturbing time for the community she loved & served. With out Fear. I'll try to do the same . May ElohimYHWH-Jehovah blessed and protect her family. Phillip D Anthony" - Phillip D Anthony (Tulsa, OK)
May 12, 2018 "A long life lived well is a legacy no one can take away, stay close to one another family and friends."
May 05, 2018 "From Florence Lawernce Sanders family RIP Cousin Vel Philips love you " - Carmen Hall (Milwaukee, WI)
May 04, 2018 "Hon. Velvalea Phillips. Thank you for your dedicated service to people and your incredible leadership. Rest with God." - Alice Belcher (Greater Milwaukee Area, WI)
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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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