The Connecticut General Assembly passes the “BlackLaw” ::: 1833 :::

 Prudence Crandall

Prudence Crandall was an American schoolteacher who stirred controversy when she insisted on educating African-American girls at her school in Canterbury, Connecticut.

Prudence Crandell stood trial in 1833 to defend her decision to educate African-American girls but eventually closed the school in 1834 because of the violence and public backlash against it.