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Margaret R. Smith celebrates 95th birthday

Olayemi Odesanya | 8/31/2017, 10:16 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, Brooklyn’s First AME Zion Church, family and friends came out to celebrate Mother Margaret R. Smith’s ...
Margaret R. Smith birthday celebration Lem Peterkin photo

Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, Brooklyn’s First AME Zion Church, family and friends came out to celebrate Mother Margaret R. Smith’s 95th birthday. Although family members traveled from all over the country to honor this great lady, no one was more excited and proud than Mother Smith’s daughter, New York City Council Member Inez Barron, and her husband, New York State Assembly Member Charles Barron. Others who came to celebrate included immediate family members, cousins, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, activists, politicians, friends and dozens of members of the community.