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First Black Student to Integrate Auburn University Earns His Master's 51 Years Later
First Black Student to Integrate Auburn University Earns His Master's 51 Years Later

An 87-year-old college graduate — Harold Franklin Sr. — has endured a long battle on his educational journey to earn his master’s degree and 51 years later he can finally say he’s obtained it. On Jan. 4, 1964, the then-graduate student stepped onto Auburn University’s campus as the first Black...

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