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As an affiliate of the National Black Law Students' Association, MBLSA focuses on sensitizing MLAW's environment to the needs of the Black law student community, promoting the professional needs of our constituents, and assisting in the recruitment and retention of Black law students and faculty.

MBLSA seeks to develop unity among underrepresented students so that they can express the concerns and problems faced on campus.

MBLSA creates an atmosphere of self-respect and gives minorities on campus an opportunity to network and explore all of the different options that the University of Michigan has to offer.


Campus Events

  • The 37th Annual Alden J. "Butch" Carpenter Scholarship Banquet The 37th Annual Alden J. "Butch" Carpenter Scholarship Banquet is a celebration of the life and legacy of former Michigan Law Student "Butch" Carpenter. This banquet honors 1L students who are BLSA members and actively working to better their communities through law and business.We invite you to celebrate this wonderful occasion and commemorate student achievements with former alumni, current students and our law firm sponsors. Be prepared for a night of reminiscing, making new memories and enjoying dinner, dancing, live music and much more. Our Keynote Speaker this year is David Baker Lewis '70 of Lewis & Munday in Detroit.http://www.lewismunday.com/professional-1/david-bakerTickets are available via Event Brite titled "The 37th Annual Alden J ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2015, 4:24 PM by LaToya Felton
  • Solidarity Picture and Die-In Please Join the Michigan Black Law Students Association for a Solidarity Picture and  a 4.5 minute staged Die-In Protest tomorrow at 12:00 pm in the Reading Room of the Michigan Law Library.When: Tomorrow at 12:00 pm Where: Law Quad outside the Reading RoomWhy: To voice our collective opposition to the Grand Jury non-indictments in the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.We will meet in the Law Quad near the steps to the Reading Room at 12:00 p.m. to take the picture. Please wear either paraphernalia representing your school, your student organization, or black. We also encourage you to bring signs. Immediately following the picture, BLSA leaders will give ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2014, 8:28 PM by LaToya Felton
  • Supporting Ferguson While we endorse the efforts of our regional and national BLSA chapters, we'd like to caution our students against traveling to Ferguson this week. We support the local protestors, but are concerned about the possibility of civil unrest in the city. If you do travel to Ferguson, please be safe and be sure to take proper precautions.United by Hope, Divided by FearA MWBLSA CALL TO UNITEAllow us to share a vision with you. Imagine a world not characterized by fear of untimely death, sorrow, or unhappiness. A world where unjust actions were met with just resolutions. This is a world in which the Midwest Black Law Students Association continues to fight for. Last night, an unarmed ...
    Posted Nov 24, 2014, 6:10 PM by Emerson Girardeau
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