Barbara-Rose Collins

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Barbara-Rose Collins (April 13, 1939 – November 4, 2021) was an American Democratic politician. She was the first black woman from Michigan to be elected to Congress.[1] She was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1991 until 1997. Collins was born in Detroit, Michigan.

Collins died on November 4, 2021 at a Detroit hospital from problems caused by COVID-19, aged 82.[2]

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  1. "Collins, Barbara-Rose 1939– | Encyclopedia.com". www.encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  2. "Former US Rep. Barbara-Rose Collins of Detroit dies after bout with COVID-19". Detroit News. Retrieved 4 November 2021.

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