Race, Finance, and the Afterlife of Slavery
Where: Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort St.
212-570-3600 Price: $10
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Justin Leroy presents on the overlapping histories of race and financial innovation, from slave insurance to social entrepreneurship, in conjunction with Cameron Rowland’s project for the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Leroy teaches nineteenth-century U.S. history at the University of California, Davis; his book Freedom’s Limit: Racial Capitalism and the Afterlives of Slavery, is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.Buy tickets/get more info now