Lena O. Smith became the 1st African American woman licensed to practice law in

Lena O. Smith became the 1st African American woman licensed to practice law in the state of Minnesota in 1921 and remained the only one do so until 1945. This was in our state’s history when only a dozen white women were also licensed to practice law in Minnesota.

Hear more of her story and other women that paved the way for women of color when we release “The Messenger Volume II” our collaboration series with brewingchangemn April 15.

*Artwork done by Emma Eubanks
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