Terron Ferguson is a legal consultant and entrepreneur committed to civil and human rights, racial equity and justice. A Breakthrough Miami scholar and Teaching Fellow, Terron grew up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood and attended Morehouse College, London School of Economics, and New York University Law. As an attorney and fellow, he handled death row appeals at the Equal Justice Institute and was part of a national team to document the historical details of lynchings around the country for The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, AL. Terron also completed a Chancellor’s Fellowship studying Germany’s post-Holocaust reconciliation.
In Part I of the conversation, Terron shares his experiences at Breakthrough, challenges along his journey, and his insights on how Breakthrough can shift and evolve.
Part II of Terron’s conversation focuses on Germany’s “Memory Project” and its implications for racial reckoning in the U.S. and for Breakthrough’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.