Walter Barbour, left, the first black Fort Worth city councilwoman, with then Mayor Hugh Parmer, center, and Radio Shack founder Charles Tandy on March 18, 1978. Barbour and Parmer won Newsmaker of the Year awards from the Press Club of Fort Worth. Tandy received the National Spotlight Award for building the Tandy Center towers.
Walter Barbour, left, the first black Fort Worth city councilwoman, with then Mayor Hugh Parmer, center, and Radio Shack founder Charles Tandy on March 18, 1978. Barbour and Parmer won Newsmaker of the Year awards from the Press Club of Fort Worth. Tandy received the National Spotlight Award for building the Tandy Center towers. Star-Telegram archives
Walter Barbour, left, the first black Fort Worth city councilwoman, with then Mayor Hugh Parmer, center, and Radio Shack founder Charles Tandy on March 18, 1978. Barbour and Parmer won Newsmaker of the Year awards from the Press Club of Fort Worth. Tandy received the National Spotlight Award for building the Tandy Center towers. Star-Telegram archives

Obituary: Walter B. Barbour, first black woman on Fort Worth City Council

February 03, 2015 06:48 PM