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Silas Hunt; Harold Flowers; Wiley Branton; University of Arkansas; Law; Education; Integration; African-Americans; Blacks
Pine Bluff attorneys Harold Flowers, left, and Wiley Branton, right, watch as Silas Hunt completes paperwork to attend the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1948. Hunt was the first African American to attend the law school in Fayetteville.
Scipio Jones, a prominent African-American attorney from Little Rock, represented the twelve men convicted for their supposed involvment in the Elaine Race Massacre in 1919. Jones wrote this brief, entitled "Arkansas Peons" and published in the...