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Sen. Mary Landrieu’s Statement on the Passing of Ken Carter

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August 3, 2018                                                                                   allyson@lademo.org

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 Sen. Mary Landrieu’s Statement on the Passing of Ken Carter

 

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Sen. Mary Landrieu issued the following statement Friday on the passing of Ken Carter, a champion for his community, New Orleans’ first African-American tax assessor, and father of Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Karen Carter Peterson.

“Ken Carter was a trailblazer in our city and state. He opened doors of opportunity for thousands of students and political activists with his passion and commitment to justice and fairness. He was widely admired and will be missed by his close and loving family and many friends.”

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