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Jackson State University is paying tribute to the late state Sen. Alice Harden by naming its community service program after her.

A ceremony will be held April 17 dedicate the Alice Varnado Harden Center for Service and Community Engaged Learning.

Harden was a Jackson Democrat and JSU graduate. She became the first black woman to serve in the Mississippi Senate when she was elected in 1987. She served 24 years, until her death on Dec. 6 at age 64.

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