South’s 1st Black Female Law Student’s Legacy Stronger Than Ever!

Sixty-five years ago this year, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher became the first Black female to attend law school in the South when she enrolled at the University of Oklahoma College of Law (“OU Law”).  After initially being denied admission because she was Black, and supported by hundreds of small donations  from all over the Nation, Fisher filed a lawsuit in 1946 …

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Black Community Needs More Lawyers To Systematically Fight Injustice, Ensure Equality

Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses the extreme importance of Black attorneys to work on the behalf of Black, Brown, and poor people who are struggling to obtain the elusive but necessary equality and opportunity for all citizens regardless if they are Plaintiff’s attorneys, Defense attorneys, or corporate attorneys. Damario explains that is it is lawyers and the law that serve on …