Julia H. Hill, the first woman president of the Kansas City branch of the NAACP and former president of the Kansas City school district, overseeing the court-ordered desegregation, died Aug. 11. A memorial service for her will take place Wednesday morning at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1834 Woodland Ave.
Julia H. Hill, the first woman president of the Kansas City branch of the NAACP and former president of the Kansas City school district, overseeing the court-ordered desegregation, died Aug. 11. A memorial service for her will take place Wednesday morning at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1834 Woodland Ave. File photo The Kansas City Star
Julia H. Hill, the first woman president of the Kansas City branch of the NAACP and former president of the Kansas City school district, overseeing the court-ordered desegregation, died Aug. 11. A memorial service for her will take place Wednesday morning at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1834 Woodland Ave. File photo The Kansas City Star

Civil rights leader Julia Hill leaves legacy for others to advance

August 15, 2016 03:00 PM

UPDATED August 15, 2016 07:40 PM

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