Harold Franklin Sr.

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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