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Dovey Johnson Roundtree: Pioneering Military Woman, Attorney, Cleric, Dies at 104



by Herb Boyd

Described by some as a “one-woman legal aid society,” Dovey Johnson Roundtree shattered several color and gender barriers in her long and productive career. Whether as an attorney, in the military or in the religious realm, Roundtree overcame challenges, leaving a legacy of civil rights victories. She died Monday in Charlotte, N.C. She was 104.

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