Charlotte E. Ray dies

January 4

On January 4, 1911, Charlotte E. Ray died. 

Charlotte E. Ray is remembered as the first female African American lawyer in the United States. She was also the first female lawyer to practice law in Washington D.C. Charlotte Ray was a graduate of Howard School of Law (1972).


Sources

Charlotte Ray. History of American Women. (2013, February 6). Retrieved January 1, 2023, from https://www.womenhistoryblog.com/2013/02/charlotte-ray.html

Conference, T. L. (2019, February 1). Today in civil rights history: Charlotte E. Ray, first female African-American lawyer. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. Retrieved January 1, 2023, from https://civilrights.org/2009/02/27/today-in-civil-rights-history-charlotte-e-ray-first-female-african-american-lawyer/#:~:text=News%2002.27%2C09-,Charlotte%20E.,female%20lawyer%20in%20Washington%2C%20D.C

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