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Black History Month: Henrietta Lacks

After her passing, her cells have proven extremely valuable to medical research…

Black History Month: Alberta Jones

Alberta Jones was the first female African American prosecutor in Louisville, Kentucky…

Black History Month: Condoleezza Rice

Dr. Condoleezza Rice is the first black woman to serve as the United States’ national security adviser, as well as the first black woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09)…

Black History Month: 1968 Olympics Human Rights Salute

The event is regarded as one of the most overtly political statements in the history of the modern Olympic Games…

Black History Month: Dr. Percy Julian

Dr. Percy Julian was an African-American who obtained his BS in Chemistry from DePauw University in 1920…

Black History Month: An Ordinary Hero, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, born September 14, 1941, is an American civil rights activist and a Freedom Rider from Arlington, Virginia…

Black History Month: Robert Smalls

On May 13, 1862, a crew composed of slaves, slipped a cotton steamer (The Planter) off a dock in Charleston, South Carolina…

Did you know? Celebrating Black History Month with interesting facts

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Law Student Association gathered interesting facts about the people, events, and places that influenced history. This week’s fact was gathered by law professor Janet Steverson.

Did you know? Celebrating Black History Month with interesting facts

In honor of Black History Month, members of the Black Law Student Association gathered interesting facts about the people, events, and places that influenced history. This week’s fact was gathered by 1L student Garry Brown.

Did you know? Celebrating Black History Month with interesting facts

In honor of Black History Month, members of the Black Law Student Association gathered interesting facts about the people, events, and places that influenced history. This week’s fact was gathered by 1L student Lawrence Pittman.

Did you know? Celebrating Black History Month with interesting facts

In honor of Black History Month, members of the Black Law Student Association gathered interesting facts about the people, events, and places that influenced history. This week’s fact was gathered by 2L student Michelle Stowers.

Did you know? Celebrating Black History Month with interesting facts

In honor of Black History Month, members of the Black Law Student Association gathered interesting facts about the people, events, and places that influenced history. This week’s fact was gathered by 3L student Anthony Blake.

Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies takes on education

Lewis & Clark College’s 12th Annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, running from Wednesday, November 11 to Friday, November 13, will delve into a perennial-yet-timely topic: race and opportunity in the educational system.

Lewis & Clark is a finalist for “Diversity Matters” award

Lewis & Clark Law School was named one of the top ten finalists for the Law School Admissions Council’s 2015 Diversity Matters Award.

The NBLSA and Lewis & Clark host middle schoolers for a day of action

The National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) and Lewis & Clark Law School, in association with discoverlaw.org, hosted 80 middle school students from St. Andrew Nativity School for a day of activities meant to introduce the children to the law as a career.