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Kansas City's Carol Coe Remembered

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Green Acres Urban Farm

Known as a "fierce warrior" and for speaking truth to power, the longtime activist died February 14, 2021 at the age of 74.

Besides being an attorney, Coe served on the city council of Kansas City, Missouri, established the Green Acres urban farming project and was active in Freedom, Inc. A longtime icon for Black women, the city council honored Carol Coe in October 2020 by naming a bridge in the Third District, which she represented, after her.

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Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
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Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.