Update: Melissa Harris-Lacewell is here, today!!!
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton University, will speak at noon Thursday, Feb. 21, at UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall. Harris-Lacewell is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning book, “Barbershops, Bibles, and BET: Everyday Talk and Black Political Thought.” In addition, she has written for a number of newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and New York Newsday. Harris-Lacewell regularly provides commentary on U.S. elections and race, religious and gender issues for leading news outlets across the country. Harris-Lacewell is currently working on a new book, “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Politics When Being Strong Wasn’t Enough.” Professor Harris-Lacewell has been a guest on the Bill Moyers Journal (here) and The Errington Thompson Show (here and here). The event is free and open to the public.
She will be appearing on the Errington Thompson Show on the 23rd.