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Fordham Conversations

Fordham Conversations: Slave Experiences During the Civil War

by Chris Williams
Looking Over Jordan logo

Clarence Ball

This week on Fordham Conversations, Clarence Ball (professor in the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University) talks about his work on the Emmy Award winning documentary, Looking Over Jordan: African Americans in the Civil War. The documentary explores what it was like to be a slave during one of the most tumultuous times in American history. 
 
Some African Americans fought for the north, while others were stuck on plantations even after the war was over.

Fordham Conversations: Members Only

by Chris Williams
Members only sign

peregrinari, Flickr

This week Fordham Conversations features stories about membership. Whether you're a member of a social club, or a member of a community, there are pros and cons to membership. First, we talk to Alan Linn. He's the owner of the Norwood Club, one of the most exclusive social clubs in NYC. It's designed as a place for creative minds to come together.

Fordham Conversations: Human Trafficking

by Robin Shannon, Alen Kanlic
Sister Pat Daly and Margot Morris

Robin Shannon

Human trafficking is often associated with large sporting events, like the Super Bowl.  So in preparation for the game The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment has joined a number of groups who are working to raise awareness about the issue and deter this form of modern day slavery.  

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