"'I Am Yet Waitin’'': Black Women and Finance from the Freedmen's Bank to the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 The event started -107 days ago

7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Roberts Recital Hall

Auditorium

Join Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott, Associate Professor of History and African-American Studies at the University of Mississippi, as she discusses the relationship between black women and American finance capitalism from the Reconstruction era to the present. Dr. Garrett-Scott discusses how African-American women carved out a niche in the American financial world, expanding upon the research in her critically acclaimed book Banking on Freedom: Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of History, in conjunction with a grant from the UAH Humanities Center. 


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Category
Conference/Lecture
department
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, History, Women's and Gender Studies, Humanities Center
Audience
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Contact

John Mohr This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Roberts Recital Hall

301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899

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