Statement on the Passing of Vernon Jordan

March 2, 2021

Amid news of the passing of Vernon Jordan, Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia, released the following statement:

“Today is a sad day in Georgia as we mourn the loss of another native son and giant of the Civil Rights Movement. Having grown up in segregated Atlanta, Vernon Jordan fought racism and injustice at home before rising to the highest echelons of American politics and business. He blazed countless trails and leaves a legacy of service, wisdom, friendship, and mentorship that has touched countless lives and will continue to impact generations to come.”

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