A leading advocate for equal rights argues infant mortality, access to education, and unemployment remain major issues of inequality in the African American community.
Julianne Malveaux is a labor economist, author and political commentator. She is also the former President of Bennett College, a historically black college for women in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Host Don Marsh talked with Malveaux in advance of her speech at the University of Missouri – St. Louis to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
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