<h2><center><span style="color:#866F45";>1954 - First Black Graduate, Edward A. Travis</span></h2>

<p>On August 13, 1954, Travis becomes the first Black graduate of William & Mary Law School, earning a Bachelor of Civil Law degree.</p>

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<p><center><em>Painting of Edward A. Travis by Connie Desaulniers.</em></center></p>

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