I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to go to school every day and do my homework.
In high school, I discovered myself. I was interested in race relations and the legal profession. I read about Lincoln and that he believed the law to be the most difficult of professions.
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|Birth:||14th September, 1921|
|Death:||28th September, 2005|
|Profession:||Activist, Judge, Lawyer, Politician|
Constance Baker Motley was born in New Haven, Connecticut. She was an American civil rights activist, lawyer, judge and state senator. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1943. She received her law degree in 1946 from Columbia University School of Law. She was otherwise a key legal strategist in the civil rights movement, helping to desegregate Southern schools, buses, and lunch counters. In September 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed her to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, making her the first African American woman federal judge. In 2001, President Bill Clinton awarded her the Presidential Citizens Medal.
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