F*** It, I'll Do It: Helen Elsie Austin

Photo courtesy of  ohiohistorycentral.org

Photo courtesy of ohiohistorycentral.org

This moment in #FckItFriday history commemorates Helen Elsie Austin.

Austin was the first African American woman to graduate from UC’s Law School. In addition, she was the first ever to be appointed as Assistant Attorney General.

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Continue celebrating Black History Month by joining us for a fun and inspirational evening on Thursday, February 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Sanctuary. Hear stories from local black women on a time they said "F*** it, I'll do it!," including Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard, Yelitsa Jean-Charles (founder of Healthy Roots Dolls), Emerald Sparks: Financial Coaching, Dr. Karen Bankston of the Child Poverty Collaborative and University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, and more. 

PoliticsTiffany White