A Trailblazing Black Architect Who Helped Shape L.A.

Jun 23, 2012 Full story: WNED

Paul Revere Williams began designing homes and commercial buildings in the early 1920s.

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"Despite warnings from those who thought he was being impractical ("Your own people can't afford you, and white clients won't hire you," was one such warning), Williams became an architect.......... "I encountered irreconcilables who simply refused to give me a hearing, but on the whole, I have been treated with amazing fairness."

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