Eric Holder

This March 25, 2009 file photo shows Attorney General Eric Holder, left, and Vivian Malone Jones’ children, Michael Anthony and Monica Alicia, right, unveiling a portrait of Jones Malone, first African American to graduate for the University of Alabama in 1965, during a forum for The Gandhi-King-Ikeda Institute for Ethics and Reconciliation at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Eric Holder, who is leading the federal response to the racial turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, talks about the nation’s civil rights struggles in a way none of the 81 previous U.S. attorneys general could _ by telling his own family story. (AP Photo/Stanley Leary, File)

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