We all need the protection of a tree. Charles Ogletree Jr. embodied, “the spirit of opportunity,” during his 70 trips around the Sun. Lifting people up is his legacy. Whether fighting for survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race riot, representing Tupac Shakur and Anita Hill, or mentoring students, Charles Ogletree Jr. lifted people up. We all need the protection of a tree. Ogletree.