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PBS NewsHour Extra - Classroom Resource: Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan dies at age 85

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PBS NewsHour Extra - Classroom Resource: Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan dies at age 85

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Vernon Jordan, a lawyer and civil rights activist, died on Monday, March 1st, at the age of 85. Jordan worked with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and was president of the National Urban League. He also served as an adviser to President Bill Clinton.

Source: PBS NewsHour Extra

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