Chicago attorney Lewis Myers Jr., hailed as a champion of civil rights, has died after heart surgery.
“Lewis was the quintessential activist-attorney,” the Rev. Al Sharpton told the Chicago Sun-Times. “He worked with all segments of the civil rights and human rights community, even segments that didn’t get along with each other. He connected them because of his impeccable integrity, courage and legal expertise.”
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