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Post Mortem Archive: Civil Rights

James J. Kilpatrick, Conservative Commentator, Dies

James J. Kilpatrick, 89, a fiery advocate of racial segregation as a Richmond newspaper editor in the 1950s who became a sparring partner of liberals on the television show "60 Minutes" and a syndicated columnist who offered conservative views on subjects ranging from politics to proper use of the English...

By Adam Bernstein  |  August 16, 2010; 11:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Adam Bernstein , Civil Rights  
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Tributes to civil rights lawyer William Taylor

William L. Taylor, who died Monday, was a longtime civil rights lawyer whose name was not widely known but whose experience and expertise made him instrumental to the business of Washington: hammering out the laws of the land. In his dogged efforts to strengthen the nation's civil rights protections, he...

By Emma Brown  |  June 30, 2010; 2:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Civil Rights , Emma Brown , Washington DC-area people  | Tags: bill taylor civil rights lawyer, bill taylor tributes, william l taylor civil rights lawyer, william l taylor tributes  
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