Black Women from Convict Leasing to Mass Incarceration
A Conversation with Talitha LeFlouria
WHEN Thursday | 27 Feb, 11:00 AM
WHERE B192 JFSB
Talitha LeFlouria is the Lisa Smith Discovery Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies in the Carter G. Woodson Institute at the University of Virginia. LeFlouria is a nationally recognized historian and a leading expert on black women and mass incarceration. She is the author of the multi-award-winning Chained in Silence: Black Womena and Convict Labor in the New South. LeFlouria serves as a historical consultant for several nonprofit organizations, museums, and historical societies and is particularly committed to organizations that serve formerly incarcerated women transitioning back into full citizenship.