January 14, 2021
Memphis Bar Association
Approved for Dual CLE Credit, Diversity, Economy, Race, Slavery, U.S. Constitution
Professor Overton will discuss the extent to which the nation's economy was dependent on enslaved persons; the role enslaved persons played in the emergence of the U. S. as a global economic superpower. He will address the U. S. and global capitalism as we understand it today. Finally, he will discuss how these combined factors biasedly shaped policies around education, health, law, and the voting franchise.
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
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