Influential civil rights activist Robert “Bob” Moses passed away Sunday at age 86, leaving behind a legacy of fighting against oppression that dates back to the 1960s.
A cause of death was not immediately available.
“That Bob Moses was soft-spoken never should be mistaken for a hesitant spirit,” said David Lawrence Jr., a retired Herald publisher and founder of The Children’s Movement of Florida. “In my lifetime I have known no greater voice for justice.”
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He was principally responsible for the construction of major public projects in the state and city of New York including the Triborough Bridge, Queens Midtown Tunnel, Bronx Whitestone Bridge, the Henry Hudson Bridge, the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, the Throg’s Neck Bridge, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the Westside …