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James L. Farmer, Jr.

On May 1, 2017, the Texas Historical Commission dedicated a historical marker for James L. Farmer, Jr. in his hometown of Marshall as part of the Undertold Marker Program. The marker was researched and written by Gail Beil, a historian and scholar of African American history who has taught at Marshall’s Wiley College. The marker was placed at the Paramount Theatre, a formerly segregated...

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