Rev. Willie Barrow celebrates 89th birthday; Civil rights activist one of Rainbow PUSH founding members

December 7, 2013 6:46:50 PM PST
A birthday celebration was held Saturday night for a woman who has devoted her life to civil rights.

Reverend Willie Barrow is turning 89.

Her party took place at the Grand Ballroom on South Cottage Grove.

Barrow was one of the founding members of Operation Breadbasket, Which eventually became the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.