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Pauli Murray as a toddler with her family
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National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Latest Online Exhibition Tells an African American Genealogy Story Through Pioneering Lawyer Pauli Murray

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, an American activist, pioneering lawyer, author and priest, inspired a generation of lawyers, including the late associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Murray’s life and family’s genealogical story...Read More

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Pauli Murray as a toddler with her family
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National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Latest Online Exhibition Tells an African American Genealogy Story Through Pioneering Lawyer Pauli Murray

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, an American activist, pioneering lawyer, author and priest, inspired a generation of lawyers, including the late associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Murray’s life and family’s genealogical story...Read More

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Juneteenth marked after month of protest

Saturday, June 20, 2020

In an interview, Mary Elliott, curator of American slavery at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, read the order aloud and emphasized its concluding words: “Former masters and slaves” would become “employer and hired labor.”Read More

 

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