John Robert Clifford: Trailblazer Attorney, Publisher of Leading African-American Newspaper

John Robert Clifford is well noted for publishing the leading African-American newspaper of its era. He was also the first black attorney admitted to the West Virginia state bar. Clifford also won a trailblazing victory in Williams v. Board of Education that found discriminatory practices in public education illegal. In 1848, Clifford was born in…

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