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William Coleman, lawyer, ex-Cabinet member, died

April 3, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) – William T. Coleman Jr., a civil rights lawyer from Philadelphia who prevailed in several landmark Supreme Court cases, broke a number of racial barriers in his own right and was the second African-American to lead a Cabinet-level department, has died. Read more.