A young Paul R. Williams | Still from "Hollywood's Architect"

Paul R. Williams Blazes a Trail for Black Architects

When he expressed a desire to pursue architecture, Paul R. Williams encountered the “blank wall of discouragement.” Despite the lack of support, he achieved his dream of becoming an architect by exploring all the avenues he could. Dr. Wesley Henderson, architectural historian; Karen Hudson and Paul Hudson, Williams’ grandchildren, explain the keen strength and prowess of Paul R. Williams.

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