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Tue, 04.23.1872

The First Black Woman In America Is Admitted To Practice Law

Charlotte E. Ray

On this date in 1872, Charlotte E. Ray became the first Black woman admitted to practice before the district Supreme Court (Washington D.C.).

To Become a Lawyer

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NYWBA.org

The African American Atlas
Black History & Culture an Illustrated Reference
by Molefi K. Asanta and Mark T. Mattson
Macmillan USA, Simon & Schuster, New York
ISBN 0-02-864984-2

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