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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Oct 30, 2012

Vanderbilt Law grad Darrin Williams will make history in January when he becomes the first African American speaker of the Arkansas General Assembly. He will also be the first black person to hold a statewide elected office in Arkansas since the early 1870s. Vanderbilt Law School has more about the accomplishments of this 1993 graduate.