W. Haywood burns, first Black law school dean in New York state and prominent attorney, dies in

April 1996
Jet;4/29/96, Vol. 89 Issue 24, p22
Reports on the death in a car crash of W. Haywood Burns, the first Afro-American to become dean of the City University of New York Law School. Career profile.


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