Former Representative Carrie Meek

Carrie Meek, trailblazing Black former congresswoman, dies at 95

Meek's death came after a "long illness"

Originally Published: 28 NOV 21 21:57 ET Updated: 28 NOV 21 22:23 ET By Paul LeBlanc and Sarah Fortinsky, CNN (CNN) -- Former Rep. Carrie Meek, who broke barriers throughout her winding political career as the daughter of a sharecropper…