Traveling While Black: What You Need to Know about the Law

In America, summer is the most popular time to travel.  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) predicts that this summer will break records for air travel.  While all passengers dislike long waits, TSA pat downs, and lost luggage, African American travelers face an additional concern: racism.  Recently, African American passengers have accused several travel companies of […]

Weddings and the Law: What you Need to Know Before Your Big Day

A wedding is a joyous event.   However, it is also a formal occasion that requires extensive planning.  Couples and their families are willing to endure the stress because they hope that their efforts will result in a beautiful, memorable wedding day.  But sometimes, the unthinkable happens: an engagement is broken, a vendor doesn’t show, or […]

African American Solo Practitioners: Starting, Surviving, and Thriving Alone

  While movies and television generally feature lawyers who work in teams, a more realistic portrayal would highlight solo practitioners.  According to a 2013 report from the American Bar Association, in 2005, over 75% of lawyers worked in private practice.  Of these, nearly half worked as solos.  Moreover, data show that nonwhite attorneys are nearly […]

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