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Civil rights leader Dorothy Cotton remembered with songs, calls to action

ITHACA, N.Y. — At a celebration of Dorothy Cotton’s legacy on Saturday, the Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II opened his remarks with a call-and-response: “Forward together, not one step back.” Cotton’s family, friends, neighbors and colleagues spoke of honoring the civil rights leader and educator by carrying on her work. Hundreds of people packed Bailey Hall […]