Forgotten Civil Rights Icon C. Delores Tucker, Honored
Forgotten civil rights icon C. Delores Tucker, honored
By BARBARA HOWARD
As I listened in disgust to rapper Busta Rhymes call President Donald Trump “President Agent Orange” at the 2017 Grammys and accuse him of “perpetuating evil,” I thought about my friend and one of the most forgotten and vilified Civil Rights Icon, Mrs. C. Delores Tucker.
C. Delores was first in so many areas, not the least of which was the first black Secretary of State (appointed as Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania). She also helped Pennsylvania be one of the first states to pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and as Chief of Elections she got …