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Born in Greensboro in 1902, Conrad Odell Pearson became the premier pioneer for civil rights in the state. His legal career covered university and public school desegregation cases as well as contact with such civil rights leaders as Thurgood Marshall.
Civil rights advocate Floyd B. McKissick, Sr. used his legal skills to assist those less fortunate. A director of the Congress of Racial Equality, he was a founder of Soul City in Warren County, and later served as a district judge until his death in 1991.