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Find Out How These Three Black Female Lawyers Started Their Own Law Firm After One Simple Tweet

Keli Knight, Yondi Morris, and Jessica Reddick share their journey to launching KMR Law Group

See how one frustrated tweet led to female lawyers Keli Knight, Yondi Morris, and Jessica…

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Paulette Brown Takes Office as First Female Black President of the ABA

The renowned attorney plans to make diversity, inclusion and justice a top priority

Paulette Brown took office Tuesday, August 4, as the first female black president of the…

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Cool Jobs: Entertainment Attorney Julian Petty Talks Going from Intern to Law Firm Partner

Petty opens up about managing the legal affairs of today's top artists and brands

Entertainment attorney Julian Petty talks working with today’s top celebrities and his career path to…

By Courtney Connley

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Morehouse College Moot Court Team Makes History at National Competition

First HBCU to win National Moot Court Competition

Morehouse College Moot Court Team leads its school to a historical win at the National…

By Courtney Connley

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Yale Black Law Students Speak Out on Their Outrage in Ferguson Decision

Student leaders pen a statement demanding a federal indictment of Darren Wilson

Student leaders from Yale Law School’s Black Law Association pen a statement expressing their outrage…

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Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association Awards Industry Leaders

Business and entertainment power players gather at Mexico conference

The Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association honors industry leaders in sports and entertainment at…

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NAACP Legal Defense Honors Late President with Fellowship for Lawyers

New opportunity will provide advanced career opportunities for civil rights litigators

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund launches new fellowship program to honor late president John…

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FAMU College of Law Surpasses the State’s Average Bar Exam Pass Rate

University also sees an increase in law school applicants

Florida A&M College of Law has exceeded the state of Florida in the number of…

By Courtney Connley

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Businesswomen Disrupt Sports Merchandising Industry with Team Couture

Cassandra Johnson and Audrey Tolson talk filling niche among female enthusiasts

Founders of Team Couture, Cassandra Johnson and Audrey Tolson saw a need in sports merchandising…

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What Female Attorneys of Color Want

The legal profession continues to be one of the most challenging industries for black women.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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America’s Top Corporate Counsels

How these legal eagles protect and advance the nation's largest companies

Corporate America is under siege. In addition to the harsh economic climate and relentless global…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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