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Born in 1924, Schlafly is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and founder of The Eagle Forum.

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Pioneering Black female lawyer Charlotte E. Ray achieved her historic feat 140 years ago in 1872, becoming just the third woman ever admitted to practice law in the country at the time. Ray was also the first woman admitted to practice law in the nation’s capital and the first woman to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court.

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Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.

Marian Anderson, the elegant and groundbreaking contralto who was the first African American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera, was born 116 years ago today in Philadelphia. She is probably best known to this generation for singing before a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, after being refused permission to sing at Constitution Hall by the Daughters of the American Revolution. DAR has made the effort to make up for the slight ever since, inviting Ms. Anderson to sing at the…

Susie Baker King Taylor (1848-1912) was the first African American army nurse. As the author of Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops, Late 1st S.C. Volunteers, she was the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences. She was also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.