Category Law

Students of Color and Law School: Luring vs. Learning – @TheNLJ

“At law schools across the country, the message students of color perceive is pretty simple: Conformity is the key to success. If you don’t conform and fit in, you will not succeed. It may seem that I am oversimplifying, but allow me to explain. Only 4.8 percent of the 1.2 million lawyers in America are […]

Who is @ChokweLumumba? #RestinPower #BHM #BlackHistoryMonth

Those that know me, know that I want to be a lawyer. Here’s my inspiration: “Malcolm wanted to be a lawyer, and he was told by his teacher that wasn’t a realistic profession for him,” Lumumba said. “I decided to become the kind of lawyer Malcolm would have been.” – Source: http://law.wayne.edu/journal-of-law-society/news.php?id=13133 Remembering “America’s Most […]

Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference #MAPOC

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society and Beyond: The Historical and Contemporary Implications of Progressive Action and Human Fulfillment Thursday, Jan. 23 – Saturday, Jan. 25 John and Frances Angelos Law Center 1401 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201 For more information: http://law.ubalt.edu/about/conferences-and-symposia/mapoc/index.cfm

I get my news from @ComedyCentral: Republican Racism with @aasif

Don Yelton was fired. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/10/24/north-carolina-yelton-resigns/3184993/ Related articles Don Yelton, GOP Precinct Chair, Delivers Most Baldly Racist Daily Show Interview of All Time (nymag.com) The “lazy black people” Daily Show interview that cost a North Carolina GOPer his party job (Video) (themoderatevoice.com) GOP Chair Loses Job After ‘Racist’ Daily Show Interview (mediaite.com)