Meet female lawyer who beat down America's most notorious criminal ever in 1930s

Meet female lawyer who beat down America's most notorious criminal ever in 1930s

- Born in 1899, Eunice Carter, a black American lawyer was able to take down America's most notorious criminal ever in the 1930s

- This was at the nadir of Carter's career when she came up with a brilliant plan against the notorious criminal named Lucky Luciano

- Although Carter grew up in a day when the limitations of race and gender against her were rife, her brilliance made her rise above them all

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Eunice Carter, born in 1899, was a female black lawyer whose successes made her rise far above the limitations of race and gender.

According to a report sighted by Legit.ng on Blackhistory.com, it is indicated that by the 1940s, Eunice Carter's professional and political successes had made her one of the most famous black women in America.

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The brilliant black American lawyer was a granddaughter to slaves who managed to soar high enough to attend Smith College before becoming a woman prosecutor in New York City in the 1930s.

How Black female lawyer took down America's most notorious criminal ever in 1930s
The black female lawyer took down America's most notorious criminal ever in the 1930s Source: Bloomberg.org, Blackhistory.com
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Because of the brilliance of Eunice Carter, her career as a lawyer hit its peak when she was able to successfully take down one of the most notorious criminals in the history of America.

It is reported that according to a biography written by her grandson, Stephen Carter, she actually came up with the strategy to take down Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history.

With the genius of Eunice, Lucky Luciano was convicted in 1936 and she later became the only non-white to be selected among 20 lawyers to clean up the underworld of New York.

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