BREAKING: Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, his family says.
Vernon E. Jordan Jr., a business executive, attorney, civil rights leader and adviser to former President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 85
Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist who went on to fight segregation as an attorney, has passed at 85. Jordan, who was seriously injured in a 1980 murder attempt, served as transition chair for President Bill Clinton. Jordan also served as National Urban League president.
BREAKING: Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and former adviser to President Bill Clinton has died. He was 85.
BREAKING: Supreme Court rules gay and lesbian people can sue for workplace bias under landmark civil rights law.
Saddened to hear the news of civil rights hero John Lewis passing. Melania and I send our prayers to he and his family.
55 years ago, when a group of civil rights organizers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, they carried America with them. Today, let's honor that legacy by continuing their work to protect and exercise our foundational right to vote.
This is my father, George Romney, participating in a Civil Rights march in the Detroit suburbs during the late 1960s—“Force alone will not eliminate riots,” he said. “We must eliminate the problems from which they stem.”