Friday, May 19, 2017

Trailblazers in Black History: Butler R. Wilson

Butler Roland Wilson was an attorney, civil rights activist, and humanitarian based in Boston. Massachusetts. From Georgia, he came to Boston for law school and stayed. For over fifty years, he worked to combat racial discrimination in Massachusetts. 

He was one of the first African-American members of the American Bar Association. Wilson was a founding member and president of the Boston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 

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Source: Wikipedia

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