Melissa Harris-Perry: "Race, Health and Justice"
2/18/2013, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Race, Health and Justice”
Free and Open to the public
Location: Langford Auditorium (Google map of this location)
The lecture, which begins at 7 p.m., will be followed by a reception and book signing. It is free and open to the public. The event is the sixth annual Walter Murray Jr. Memorial Lecture at Vanderbilt.
Melissa Victoria Harris-Perry is an author, television host and political commentator with a focus on African-American politics. Harris-Perry hosts the eponymously named Melissa Harris-Perry weekend news and opinion television show on MSNBC. She is a Professor of political science at Tulane University. Prior to that, she was an Associate Professor of politics and African American Studies at Princeton University from 2006 to 2010 and taught political science at the University of Chicago from 1999 to 2005.
Co-Sponsored by: Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center (BCC) with The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons and The Center for Medicine, Health and Society (MHS)