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The Role of Convict Labor in Birmingham Industry

October 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join Ty Malugari for a story on the convict leasing system in Alabama (effectively the last state to outlaw this injust system in 1928) and how state laws enacted by Alabama politicians were placed to justify their use of convict labor, comparable to the institution of slavery. This event is free and open to the public.


October 9, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University
334-844-3105, olli@auburn.edu