Branton, Wiley Austin, 1923-


"Civil rights leader in Arkansas who helped desegregate the University of Arkansas School of Law and later filed suit against the Little Rock School Board in a case that went to the U.S. Supreme Court as Cooper v. Aaron. His work to end legal segregation and inequality in Arkansas and the nation was well known in his time."--"Wiley Austin Branton Sr. (19231988)," Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. (accessed September 27, 2007).

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