Bloomberg Law
June 19, 2020, 9:55 PM

Big Law Marks Juneteenth with ‘Blackish’ Star, Office Closures

Allie Reed
Allie Reed

While Big Law firms across the country closed to observe Juneteenth, Duane Morris marked the occasion in a different way. The Philadelphia-based firm brought in actor and director Laurence Fishburne, who stars in ABC sitcom “Blackish,” to talk about fighting racism with love.

“You have to love them through this,” Fishburne said of difficult conversations about race with family members in a Friday webinar for Duane Morris employees. “You create change by the way that you live your life.”

June 19 commemorates the effective end of slavery in the U.S., recognizing the date in 1865 when Union General Gordon Granger ...

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