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NAWL Board Member, Michele Coleman Mayes, to Receive Bar Association Award Celebrating Black History

On Monday, February 24, The New York County Lawyers’ Association and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association presented the 12th Annual Ida B. Wells‐Barnett Justice Award to Michele Coleman Mayes, vice president, general counsel, and secretary of The New York Public Library (NYPL). Named for one of the first African American women to run for public office in the United States, the award is presented annually to a woman of color whose life reflects Wells-Barnett's spirit and courageousness by distinguishing herself in the fight for racial and gender equality.

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