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Honoring Black History Month: Mary Thelma Washington

By Michelle Antico, Marketing Coordinator  To kick off our Black History Month blog series, we recognized the first African American CPA, John Wesley Cromwell, Jr. Next, we highlight the first female African American CPA, Mary Thelma Washington. As a young girl, Mary’s father, a carpenter, would often brag that his daughter could read the entire newspaper. At six years old, Washington moved to Chicago to live with her maternal grandparents because her mother had passed away and was...

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