GETTING CURIOUS | How Do the Legacies Of Slavery And Jim Crow Laws Still Affect Americans Today? with Deborah N. Archer


Professor Deborah N. Archer sits down with Jonathan to explore what it was like to be a Black American before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and how remnants of Jim Crow laws continue to plague our country.

Professor Archer is an Associate Professor of Clinical Law at NYU, Co-Faculty Director of the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law, and Director of the Civil Rights Clinic at NYU School of Law. She received her JD from Yale Law School, where she was also awarded the Charles G. Albom Prize. She’s held several esteemed titles throughout her career, and New York Law Journal has recently recognized her as one of New York’s “Top Women in the Law.”

Professor Archer is on Twitter @DeborahNArcher, @RaceNYU, and @NYULaw. To find out more about Deborah’s work, visit

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