Lisa and Thomas MitchellTexas A&M University School of Law’s Lisa Alexander and Thomas Mitchell, professors of law, will be presented the Dr. Sadie Alexander Leadership Award for their outstanding work in the study of property law, affordable housing and legislative reform.

Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander was the first Black woman to graduate from Penn Law, and the law school’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosts a conference to celebrate her life and legacy. The conference is a forum for discussions surrounding legal issues pertinent to the Black community and committing to “progressive legal advocacy.”

Professor Mitchell will deliver the conference keynote address, and he and Professor Alexander will serve as session panelists. This day-long event in late February is titled, The Cost of Slavery: How Reparations Correct America’s Balance Sheet.

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