Vel Phillips in 1961. Photo courtesy Wisconsin Historical Society
Vel Phillips in 1961. Photo courtesy Wisconsin Historical Society

March 19, 2016 Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams

Discover how Vel Phillips rose to prominence as one of Wisconsin’s great civil rights activists, achieving an impressive lists of “firsts” as part of her legacy, including the first African American judge in Wisconsin and the first woman and African American in the nation elected to executive office in state government. Moderated by Urban League President & CEO, Dr. Ruben L. Anthony, Jr.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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