Opal Lee

Posted By Anonymous on 2019 Feb 15 - 4:32pm

Opal Lee
Community activist Opal Lee never stops. Even at 92. by Rebecca Williams Community activist Opal Lee never stops. Even at 92.  Opal’s Farm, a newly established urban farm at 816 South Sylvania Ave. just east of downtown, held its official ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to symbolize...

Posted By Brittany Ryan on 2017 May 17 - 11:30am

When Opal Lee’s grandparents relocated from Louisiana to Texas, they did so in two covered wagons. When they finally arrived, her grandfather – “Poppa,” as she still calls him – settled down to farming. He had 160 acres to tend and no way to hire the help he needed,...