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Tue, 04.29.1845

The First Black Law Practice in America Opens

Macon Allen & Robert Morris Jr.

*It was on this date in 1845 Macon B. Allen and Robert Morris Jr. contracted their law firm and became the first Blacks to practice law in America.

They opened their practice on May 3rd of that year in Boston, Massachusetts.

To Become a Lawyer



Red Bank

Black First:
2,000 years of extraordinary achievement
by Jessie Carney Smith
Copyright 1994 Visible Ink Press, Detroit, MI
ISBN 0-8103-9490-1

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