The life of Desiree Tate was celebrated on Monday at Trinity United Church of Christ on Chicago's South Side. Desiree was instrumental in bringing the President Obama Presidential campaign in Chicago. She was a political pioneer who fought to bring the Obama Center to life.
The celebration of her life was attended by Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett. In addition to working with the Obama family she also worked with other political figures important to Chicago like Mayor Emmanuel. She served as a consultant on his administration and served as an aide to Mayors Harold Washington and Richard Daley.
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