Park named after legendary Barbara Jordan

May 10, 2008 5:48:34 PM PDT
An old park has a new name to honor the late Barbara Jordan.Wipprecht Park, just east of downtown Houston, was re-dedicated today as the Barbara Jordan family park.

A ceremony and picnic lunch was hosted by Jordan's sister along with local religious and political leaders. Jordan was the first African-American from Texas elected to U.S. Congress.

A tape of a speech she gave was played at the ceremony to remember her legacy

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