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Financial Legacies: Slavery and the History of Banking

• Keaanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Princeton)
• Bill Maurer (Social Sciences)
• Peter Hudson (UCLA)
• Mehrsa Baradaran (UCI Law)
Discussion Facilitators:
• Tonya Bradford (Business)
• Mrinalini Tankha (Portland State University)This event is 60 minutes. All are welcome to stay for a bonus 30 minute facilitated discussion.

Suggested Podcast/Readings:
• 1619 Podcast 2: The Economy that Slavery Built
• Matthew Desmond, “If you want to understand the brutally of American capitalism, you have to start on the plantation,” pp. 30-40
• Mehrsa Baradaran, “Mortgaging the Future,” p. 32; “Good as Gold,” p. 35; and “Fabric of Modernity,” p. 36
• Tiya Miles, “How Slavery Made Wall Street,” p. 40
• Trymaine Lee, “A vast wealth gap, driven by segregation, redlining, evictions and exclusion, separates black and white America,” pp. 82-83

To read the 1619 Project, see: https://pulitzercenter.org/sites/default/files/full_issue_of_the_1619_project.pdf
To access the podcasts, see: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/oceanproject

Oct 22, 2020 05:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)