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Frances Hooks, the widow of NAACP leader and civil rights champion Dr. Benjamin Hooks, died last Thursday. She was 88. Mrs. Hooks, a longtime educator…

Frances Hooks, the civil rights leader and widow of Benjamin Hooks, died Thursday.

Via NewsOne.com: Benjamin L. Hooks, a champion of minorities and the poor who as executive director of the NAACP increased the group’s stature, has died. He was 85. State Rep. Ulysses Jones, a member of the church where Hooks was pastor, said Hooks died early Thursday at his home, following a long illness. Hooks became […]