Did you know Rev. Robert Lewis Gilbert was the first black teacher to be hired in a white school in Waco, a city in central Texas?
He was also the first African American graduate of Baylor University, graduating with a law degree in 1967 and a well-known civil rights leader in Central Texas who dedicated his life to “fighting injustice and inequality.”
He was referred to as “Little Giant” by his family members due to his small stature yet enormous heart and passion for justice.
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