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Community Center dedicated to late judge

Posted at 3:31 PM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 15:31:20-05

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. -- A man known for his fight for civil rights and being the first African-American judge in Palm Beach County was remembered on Saturday in Riviera Beach.

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Judge Edward Rodgers Center on West 11th Street was held Saturday morning.

The center will be utilized for community development.

Judge Rodgers was well-respected in the community.

He died in October at the age of 91.