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The first African American woman to graduate from the University of Texas School of Law, Gloria Bradford entered law school in 1951 and graduated with her LL.B. in 1954. After graduation, she practiced civil and criminal law with the Houston firm of Dent, Ford, King, and Wickliff. In October 1954, Ms. Bradford became the first African American woman to try a case in a Harris County district court. The Law School’s Bradford Society is named in her honor.

The first African American woman to graduate from the University of Texas School of Law, Gloria Bradford entered law school in 1951 and graduated with her LL. in After graduation, she practiced civil and criminal law with the Houston firm of Dent,

11/26/14 How Miriam Carey’s U-turn at a White House checkpoint led to her death. So many questions, so much we still don’t know about the case of the woman shot to death by the Secret Service and the U.S. Capitol Police on Oct. 3, 2013, after a car chase from the White House to Capitol Hill. Her 13-month-old daughter survived in a car seat. wapo.st/11vDSCz

How Miriam Carey’s U-turn at a White House checkpoint led to her death

So many questions, so much we still don’t know about the case of the woman shot to death by the Secret Service and the U. Capitol Police on Oct. after a car chase from the White House to Capitol Hill. Her daughter survived in a car seat.

"Mae Jemison Became 1st Black Woman To Fly In To Space in 1992.  Jemison fulfilled a lifelong dream she held ever since she was a small girl in Chicago by becoming the first African-American woman to fly into space.  She graduated in 1977 with a dual degree in chemical engineering and African-American Studies,   Jemison later obtained a Doctor of Medicine in 1981 from Cornell University and travelled to developing countries to provide primary care."

Mae Jemison, the black woman to fly in Space Jemison graduated with a dual degree in chemical engineering and African-American Studies and later obtained a Doctor of Medicine and travelled to developing countries to provide primary care

A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.

A young Emmett Till; his death at the hands of white racists helped galvanize the Civil Rights Movement.Emmett Louis Till was an African-American teenager who was murdered in Mississippi at the age of after reportedly flirting with a white woman.

"Dr. Georgia Dwelle, the first Spelman College alumna to attend medical school, established the Dwelle Infirmary in 1920 in Atlanta. It was Georgia's first general hospital for African Americans, and its first obstetrical hospital for African American women. The infirmary, which also featured a pediatric clinic, was Georgia's first venereal disease clinic for African Americans, and offered Atlanta's first "Mother's Club" for African American women.

Spelman History is Women's History: Dr. Georgia Dwelle, -- When she entered Meharry Medical College in Dwelle became the first Spelman graduate to attend medical school, and in 1920 she established the Dwelle Infirmary, Georgia's first general

Joan Elizabeth Higginbothsm was the 3rd African-American woman to go into space

Dr Joan Higginbotham the second Black Woman to become an astronaut. Via Wikipedia: “ Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham (born August is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.

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