Dr. Lucy Oxley: First black female UC med school grad was 'jewel in the crown of the Queen City'

CINCINNATI - As we celebrate Black History Month 2014, WCPO is remembering men and women who made their mark, often quietly, on Cincinnati and its people.

In 1935, Lucy Orintha Oxley forever etched her place in Cincinnati history. That year, she became the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Learn more about her journey to a success career and how her legacy lives on when you become a WCPO Insider.


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