franklin-terrenceThe Last Will of Lucy Sutton: An Antebellum Interracial Love Story

Harvard Law School alumnus Terrence M. Franklin (HLS ’89) shares the provocative story behind the legal confrontation that led to his ancestor's emancipation.  Co-sponsored with the HBAS-LA.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 @ 1:00-3:00PM
Skirball Cultural Center, Haas Conference Room, 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90049

When Terry Franklin attended a family reunion in Chicago in 2001 he had no idea he would be introduced to a document that would send him on the most meaningful journey of his life.

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with this presentation by trust and estate litigator Terrence M. Franklin who will relate his fascinating search for the truth behind the will that set his ancestors free.

Reception and refreshments to follow.

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Cost: $25, members; $30, non-members
Contact: Maiya Williams Verrone,

Brought to you by the Harvard Black Alumni Society of Los Angeles. This event made possible by a generous donation from City National Bank.   

Refund Policy: There are no refunds for any of our events.


1:00PM - 3:00PM Sun 23 Feb 2020, Pacific timezone


Skirball Cultural Center, Haas Conference Room
2701 North Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

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