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Attorney Percy L. Julian, Jr.: Leader and Trailblazing Advocate

Each February, we recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of Black Americans. American history, and its challenges and progress, is interwoven with Black history and its resilience and triumphs. As we honor the legacies of current and past Black Americans in the law, this year, we remember and celebrate a monumental leader and trailblazing activist who had a profound impact in Madison and beyond, Percy L. Julian Jr (1940-2008).

Take Pride, Wisconsin

In 1982, Wisconsin became the first state in the nation to ban employment discrimination statewide on the basis of sexual orientation when it amended the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act (WFEA).

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