Activist Julianne Malveaux to give Black History month lecture at Binghamton University

2008-02-19

BINGHAMTON, NY -- Julianne Malveaux, economist, author and commentator, will give a lecture in honor of Black History month at 6 p.m. Sunday, February 24, in Lecture Hall 1, on the Binghamton University campus. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Malveaux, president and CEO of the multimedia production company Last Word Productions Inc., will discuss issues of the economy and race.  

Recognized for her provocative, progressive and insightful observations, Malveaux has been described by Princeton's Cornel West as "the most eiconoclastic public intellectual in the country."

As a writer and syndicated columnist, Malveaux's work appears regularly in USA TodayBlack Issues in Higher EducationMs. magazineEssence and the Progressive. Her writings focus not only on the economy, but also on issues of affirmative action, social status and class, women's rights and the American educational system. Her weekly columns appear in numerous newspapers across the country and Malveaux has been a guest on numerous national television and radio programs.

In addition, Malveaux is an accomplished author and editor. She recently co-wrote the book "Unfinished Business: A Democrat and a Republican Take On the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face" and co-edited the anthology "The Paradox of Loyalty: An African American Response to the War on Terrorism."

The presentation is sponsored by the Black Student Union.  For more information, call (607) 777-2885.

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