Sheryll Cashin and her legacy of civil rights activism
SHERYLL CASHIN is a Georgetown University law professor who writes about race relations, government, and inequality in America. She is also part of a family filled with political and civil rights activists, including her father,Dr. John L. Cashin Jr, who founded an independent alternative Democratic party and ran for governor against George Wallace in 1970. She discusses this legacy in her new memoir, “The Agitator’s Daughter.”
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