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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


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

New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

Black girl black girl lips as curved as cherries full as grape bunches sweet as blackberries Black girl black girl when you walk you are magic as a rising bird... BLACK MAGIC by Dudley Randall.
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