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    Civil Rights Advocate Legacy of Justice and Empowerment By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Charles J. Ogletree Jr., a distinguished Harvard Law School professor, celebrated attorney, and leading civil rights advocate, has died at 70. Ogletree, who had battled Alzheimer’s disease since 2015, reportedly died at his home in Maryland. “Charles was ...
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    James W. Sweeney was born in Fresno on July 28, 1948 to the union of Lonnie Lee Sweeney and Evelyn Randle. He is the younger of two sons born to this union. Sweeney’s parents, and his brother Sherman Sr., preceded him in death. While a portion of his childhood was spent in Fresno, where he ...