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Former Florida U.S. Rep Carrie Meek Dies At 95

Carrie Meek

Carrie Meek, the first Black person to represent Florida in Congress since Reconstruction and a fierce advocate for Black communities in the state, died Sunday, her family said. She was 95. Meek died at her home in Miami after a long illness, family spokesperson Adam Sharon said in a statement. …

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