Jessie Pharr Slaton

Jessie Pharr Slaton Jessie Pharr Slaton dedicated her life to the service of the people of Detroit and of Michigan. In 1933, she held a secretarial position in Detroit City Hall, becoming one of the first African-Americans in Detroit City government to hold a white-collar job.1 A woman of quiet confidence and strength, she excelled … Continue reading Jessie Pharr Slaton