NPR: US Rep. Tubbs-Jones Dies, Colleagues Pay Tribute

By Jonathan Adams Aug 21, 2008

Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones died yesterday, after suffering a brain aneurysm. She was 58 years old. Tubbs Jones made history, as the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress. U.S. Reps. James Clyburn (D-SC) and Maxine Waters (D-CA) — both members of the Congressional Black Caucus — join Farai Chideya, offering fond remembrances of their colleague. Listen Now.