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The Business of the Hour

May 20, 2024

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5-15 mins

Did you know the first Black lawyer to win a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court was a U-M alum? Long before he argued in front of the Supreme Court, Belford Lawson made a name for himself at U-M as an athlete, orator, and fraternity member. Learn more about Lawson’s incredible life and work through select archived materials from the Bentley Historical Library.

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