Sylvia Woods lauded as humble trailblazer at Mt. Vernon funeral
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"Soul food queen" Sylvia Woods was remembered Wednesday as a woman of humble beginnings with a vibrant spirit whose kitchen was a gathering place for New York's civil rights movement and a whistle-stop for the political elite.
"Our children need to know that God can take a woman from South Carolina ... wrap an apron around her and lift her up to where governors would stand in line," thundered...