SISTERHOOD SHARING SESSIONS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS SERIES-VIOLETTE N. ANDERSON
Black History Month-Violette N. Anderson
Born in London, England, Violette N. Anderson was the first black women admitted to the Illinois bar. Anderson received her law degree from the University of Chicago in 1920, and became the first woman assistant prosecutor in Chicago in 1922.
Anderson was the first black woman lawyer admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court on January 29, 1926.
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