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Branton, Wiley Austin Sr.

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Creator:Kilpatrick, Judith
Title:Branton, Wiley Austin Sr.

Biographical entry on Wiley Austin Branton Sr., the fifth African-American to be admitted to University of Arkansas School of Law. As a civil rights leader, Branton helped in fights against desegregation in the University of Arkansas and the Little Rock School District.

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Subjects:Branton, Wiley Austin, 1923- | University of Arkansas. School of Law | School integration--Arkansas--Biography | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas--Biography | African American civil rights workers--Arkansas--Biography | Civil rights workers--Arkansas--Biography | African American lawyers--Arkansas--Biography | African American students--Arkansas--Biography | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States, Arkansas, Pine Bluff, 34.228431, -92.003195 | United States, Arkansas, Jefferson County | United States, Arkansas, Fayetteville | United States, Arkansas, Washington County, 35.93077, -94.151376
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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copyright Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture 2007

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