Charlotte E. Ray becomes the first woman to graduate from Howard University School of Law.
Charlotte E. Ray was the first Black American female lawyer in the United States. Ray graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1872. She was also the first female admitted to the District of Columbia Bar, and the first woman admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.
Charlotte E. Ray – Associated Links:
- Charlotte E. Ray| Biography
- Charlotte E. Ray (1850-1911) | The Black Past
- Charlotte E. Ray | Britannica
Char E. Ray – Related Articles:
- “Today in History: February 27, 1872 Charlotte Ray became the first black woman lawyer in the United States” | The Melanin Project
- “Today in Civil Rights History: Charlotte E. Ray, First Female African-American Lawyer” | The Leadership Conference of Civil and Human Rights