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Trailblazer Recognized for Black History Month

Commissioner Cook reads a tribute to Juanita Craft during Commissioners Court on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022.

  • 2 February 2022
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Juanita Craft, at the age of 73, was elected to the Dallas City Council, where she ultimately served for two terms. As a tribute to her amazing legacy of public service and having a positive impact on so many lives, a recreation center, a park, and a U.S. Post Office in Dallas have been named in her honor.

This Round Rock Woman transformed the deep hurts of racial discrimination into a lifetime of courageous work for its elimination.

Juanita Craft, home-grown trailblazer having a positive impact!

References:

Juanita Craft - Wikipedia

Juanita J. Craft Civil Rights House - City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture (dallasculture.org)

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