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Not only did the Arkansas State Press newspaper support the leadership activities of civil rights attorney W. Harold Flowers, Sr., but Flowers also wrote for the paper. He wrote under the pseudonym Frances Sampson, which was the name of his maternal grandmother. In his articles, he reported on the activities of his civil rights association, the Committee on Negro Organization (CNO), and on the activities of  "W. Harold Flowers, Sr." in the courtroom. He also wrote a few articles and columns under his real name. I'm the niece of W. Harold Flowers, Sr.


Siony Flowers
Franklin, TN


My Uncle Harold's father's name was Alonza William Flowers Jr. His first name is often mistakenly spelled as Alonzo in articles and even on government documents. However, I have seen my great-grandfather's signature on documents, and the correct spelling of his first name is Alonza.
Siony Flowers
Franklin, TN