Lawrence Goodwyn

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: history professor at Duke University for 32 years from 1971 until his retirement in 2003 who had founded the Texas Coalition, an alliance of black, Hispanic, and labor groups that battled conservatives and registered Texas minorities to vote in the 1960's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Emphysema

 

Born: July 16, 1928

 

Died: September 29, 2013

 

Location: Durham, North Carolina