Juneteenth Lecture: Professor W. Sherman Rogers

Picture of W. Sherman RogersHoward University's School of Law Professor, W. Sherman Rogers, is the DC Public Library's Juneteeth lecturer on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. The location for the lecture with be the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the  Black Studies Center (Room 310). Rogers will discuss his new book, The African American Entrepreneur: Then and Now. Rogers will examine the challenges African-Americans experienced in antebellum and post-bellum periods of American history in achieving economic justice.

Rogers is currently a tenured full Professor of Law at the Howard University School of Law School. Additionally, Rogers is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Rogers received the B.A. degree from Oakwood College in 1973 (summa cum laude), the J.D. degree from Howard University School of Law in 1976 and the LL.M. degree from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1981. Rogers is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts including the United States Supreme Court. Most recently, Howard Law students voted him Professor of the Year in 2007.

Please join us for this engaging and interesting lecture.