Talitha LeFlouria is the Lisa Smith Discovery Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies in the Carter G. Woodson Institute at the University of Virginia. LeFlouria is a nationally recognized historian and a leading expert on black women and mass incarceration. She is the author of the multi-award-winning Chained in Silence: Black Womena and Convict Labor in the New South. LeFlouria serves as a historical consultant for several nonprofit organizations, museums, and historical societies and is particularly committed to organizations that serve formerly incarcerated women transitioning back into full citizenship.
Black Women from Convict Leasing to Mass Incarceration
Thursday, February 27