Francis Biddle Memorial Lecture: The Descendants: From Slavery to Jim Crow

Sheryll D. Cashin delivered the Francis Biddle Memorial Lecture at Harvard Law School on Feb. 28, 2018. Her lecture was titled “The Descendants: From Slavery to Jim Crow to Dark Ghettos, A Call for 21st Century Abolition.” She was introduced by HLS Dean John Manning ’85.

Sheryll tells the Loving story powerfully here in a lecture and Q&A at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Sheryll’s reading of the Agitator’s Daughter at Politics and Prose Bookstore aired on C-Span BookTV. She introduces the Agitator, her father, Dr. John L. Cashin, Jr., who was in the audience and shares the family lore. Watch here!


Sheryll Cashin on President Obama’s Legacy on Race Relations (29 min)
January 16, 2017
Professor Sheryll Cashin discusses the Obama administration’s impact on race relations in the U.S.

Place Not Race – A Civil Rights Journey | Sheryll Cashin | TEDxGeorgetown (21 mins)

Vanderbilt University’s Chancellor’s Lecture Series: Sheryll Cashin – Place not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America (1 hr, 10 mins)

BookTV: Interview with Peter Slen, The Agitator’s Daughter (12 mins)

Lecture at University of St. Thomas (1hr, 16 mins)

C-Span: Kennedy Library Centennial Celebration of Thurgood Marshall (1 hr, 37 mins)

C-Span: Congressional Black Caucus Weekend, Interview, The Failures (9 mins)

Lecture at Vanderbilt University (48 mins)

Congressional Black Caucus Weekend, Interview with a blogger, The Agitator’s Daughter (6 mins)