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Vernon Jordan, civil rights activist and Clinton adviser, dies at 85

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Civil rights activist Vernon Jordan has died at 85.

ATLANTA – Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.

Jordan’s daughter, Vickee Jordan Adams, released the statement Tuesday to CBS News.

“My father passed away last night around 10p surrounded by loved ones his wife and daughter by his side,” she said.

President Clinton confers with Vernon Jordan at the White House on May 12, 1999.

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