Campus Brief: Author to speak about race, women’s issues

The University’s next Black History Month event, “Surviving and Thriving,” will feature guest speaker Julianne Malveaux, president of Bennett College.

The event will take place Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.

Malveaux is a respected labor economist, noted author and prominent commentator who has been recognized by many for her “progressive and insightful observations,” according to the University’s website.

Her writing and columns have appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education and newspapers such as the Detroit Free Press and Los Angeles Times.

“Malveaux is also the editor of several groundbreaking books on women, race and the state of the country,” according to her biography on the University’s website. “Additionally, she has hosted television and radio programs and has appeared widely as a commentator on major TV networks, including CNN, BET, PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, among others.”