Doris Bunte, a mentor to many

Trailblazing legislator, public housing administrator leaves rich legacy

DORIS BUNTE, who died this week at age 87, was a wonderful woman, a magnificent mentor, and a prodigious politician. But the word that describes her best is “Mother.” Doris was a mother, a grandmother, and a great-grandmother.  She was also a mother to many more than her biological offspring.  As the first African-American woman ever elected(...)

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