2023 Ida B. Wells Awards Celebration
The Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys (MBWA) looks forward to the Annual Ida B. Wells Awards Celebration on Saturday, June 3, 2023 to honor the achievements of exemplary Black women attorneys in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Please stay tuned for more details.
Juneteenth Reception: Celebrating Freedom
June 15, 2023 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join the MBA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, and the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys for a special celebration on June 15 commemorating the effective end of slavery in the United States: Juneteenth, short for June 19, marks the day federal troops informed enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, that they were free.
Register by June 8, at 5 p.m. to participate.
MBWA is pleased to launch its scholarship fundraiser for the Blanche E. Braxton Bar Scholarship, named in honor of the first Black woman to be admitted to the bar in Massachusetts.