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Civil Rights Leader James Forman Dies of Cancer

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Civil Rights Leader James Forman Dies of Cancer

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Civil Rights Leader James Forman Dies of Cancer

Civil Rights Leader James Forman Dies of Cancer

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Civil Rights activist James Forman died this week from colon cancer. A contemporary of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., Forman advocated non-violence and helped rally the younger factions of the movement. NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Steve Inskeep have a remembrance.