The Negro Bar Association is incorporated

August 1

On August 1, 1925, the Negro Bar Association was incorporated in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Negro Bar Association, later named the National Bar Association, was created to welcome black lawyers who were excluded from predominantly white law associations.

Today, the National Bar Association is the largest black law association in the U.S with nearly 65,000 members including black lawyers, black judges, law students, and law professors.


National Bar Association: National Bar

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