Charlotte E. Ray

Charlotte E. Ray was born in 1850, and in 1911 she died. Charlotte was a well-known abolitionist. She attended at Howard University. She studied law, because she wanted to be a lawyer. In February 1872, she received her law degree from Howard University. She was the first black woman in the USA to attain that goal. She opened her own law practice. Then she closed it, because it was not going so well. In 1895 she became active in the National Women's Suffrage Association. In 1897 she moved to Woodside, Long Island. She died there at the age of 60.

 

1999, by Vineet, fourth grade

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