Reflections on the Constitution

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Article written by Barbara Jordan for The Houston Lawyer regarding

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 July 14, 1987.


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Photographs from the Barbara C. Jordan Archives. Barbara Jordan ran for the Texas House twice (1962, 1964). She won a seat in the Texas Senate in 1966, becoming the first African American since Reconstruction to do so.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996. Reflections on the Constitution, article, July 14, 1987; ( accessed May 12, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Texas Southern University.

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