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Wendell Phillips, former Maryland state delegate who worked for HBCUs, dies

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Wendell Phillips, a preacher’s son, state delegate and advocate for historically Black colleges and universities, died of cancer May 24 at Duke Raleigh Hospital in North Carolina. He was 60. Wendell Fitzgerald Phillips was born in Rochester, New York, in 1964 and moved to Baltimore when he was 6 months old. His father, the Rev. Wendell H. Phillips, was a pastor at Heritage United Church of Christ on Liberty Heights Avenue in Northwest Baltimore’s Ashburton neighborhood for 29 years and the first Black person to head Baltimore City’s house delegation...

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