Our Mission

Our mission is to advance the distinguished legacy of Thurgood Marshall through the active participation and fellowship among lawyers, law professors, judges and law students of color; to promote the science of jurisprudence, to uphold the honor of the legal profession, to promote social intercourse among Rhode Island attorneys, and to protect the civil and political rights of all citizens of the State of Rhode Island.

Today, 6/24, In History

in 1885 - Samuel David Ferguson consecrated bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church and named bishop of Liberia. He was the first Black American with full membership in the House of Bishops

in 1884 - John R. Lynch, former congressman from Mississippi, elected temporary chairman of Republican convention and became first Black to preside over deliberations of a national political party

To Inspire You

The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions


James Baldwin

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