Talitha L. LeFlouria, "Chained in Silence: A History of Black Women and Convict Labor"

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Nov 1, 20161h 7m
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Talitha L. LeFlouria, "Chained in Silence: A History of Black Women and Convict Labor"
Nov 1 '161h 7m
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Lecture by award-winning historian Talitha L. LeFlouria (University of Virginia) on the plight of post-Civil War black women prisoners and their day-to-day struggles to overcome work-related abuses and violence, based on LeFlouria's award winning book. This event was the 2016 UMass/Five College Graduate Program in History Distinguished Annual Lecture and a part of the 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series. October, 2016. Image Credit: "Freedom" by Ronnie Goodman, www.ronniegoodman.com

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