MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds
Minnesota's Most Able Attorney
May 27, 2020 · 1 min
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To say that Frederick McGhee had a remarkable life would be an understatement. Born into slavery, he became the first African American attorney to practice in MN. He was among the founders of the NAACP. He argued against separate but equal laws in 1910, nearly forty years before Plessy vs. Ferguson. MN90 producer Allison Herrera tells us about his legacy.
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