UH Law Center: Black History Month Lecture speaker Burr to analyze pre-Civil War ancestral history

By Benzinga2 days ago

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of Black History Month, the University of Houston Law Center will host a virtual discussion led by University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Emeritus Sherri L. Burr at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 25.

Burr's presentation is titled, “Genealogical Research into America's Antebellum Past: The Challenges of Finding the Enslaved, the Free, and Enslavers.“ Dean Leonard M. Baynes will serve as a commentator.

“We must analyze pre-Civil War ancestral history because too much of relations between races has been lost, misunderstood, or misinterpreted,“ Burr said. “This unexamined ...

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