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Civil Rights Lawyer Charles Morgan Jr. Dies

Chuck Morgan, 78, one of the most colorful and powerful legal advocates for civil rights in the 1960s, died January 8, 2009, of complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He “died peacefully at his Destin, Fla., home,” the local newspaper reported. He was a larger-than-life personality who not only recognized the injustices in society but did something about them. NewSouth’s author Bob Zellner wrote movingly about Chuck in The Wrong Side of Murder Creek

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