Body of Rev. Addie Wyatt lies in state

Addie Wyatt looks at a framed photo of her friend, slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at her Chicago home on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

April 7, 2012 8:56:37 AM PDT
A legend in Chicago's civil rights and labor movement is being remembered Friday.

Reverend Addie Wyatt passed away last week. Her body will lie in repose Friday at the Vernon Park Church of God, the church that she and her late husband Reverend Claude Wyatt co-founded.

Wyatt was a labor leader, one of founders of the National Organization of Women, and active in the civil rights movement. Her funeral is Saturday.

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