February 21, 2019 11:26 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Local civil rights icon Constance Mitchell dedicated her life to the pursuit of racial justice.
She made history as the first African-American woman to be elected to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors in 1961. Mitchell and her husband hosted Malcolm X at their Rochester home in 1965 during one of his visits here.
Updated: February 21, 2019 11:26 AM
Created: February 25, 2018 07:02 PM
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