Professional Associations

1895: National Medical Association
1900: National Negro Business League
1908: National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses
1909: National Negro Bar Association
1913: National Dental Association
1921: National Insurance Association
1925: National Bar Association (Negro Bar Association)
1964: Student National Medical Association
1966: National Business League
1968: Association of Black Psychologists
1968: National Conference of Black Lawyers
1969: National Association of Black Accountants
1970: International Association of Black Professional Firefighters
1970: National Black MBA Association
1971: National Black Nurses Association
1972: National Black Police Association
1972: National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
1974: The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1975: Black Data Processing Associates
1975: National Association of Black Journalists
1975: National Society of Black Engineers
1976: National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
1979: Association of Black Women Historians
1981: National Association of Black Geoscientists
1985: National Organization of Black Women in Law Enforcement
1990: The Organization of Black Designers
1992: International Association of Black Actuaries
1993: National Black Chamber of Commerce
1995: National Black Farmers Association
1997: National African American Insurance Association

Local Associations of Note

1895: Medico-Chirurgical Society of DC
1944: Capital Press Club (DC)