AUTHOR OF ROSA LEE TO SPEAK AT A&T

North Carolina A&T State University, Emergent Leaders Series and Phi Beta Kappa presents Leon Dash, author of “Rosa Lee” on Thursday, September 20, in the New Academic Building, in Auditorium 101, Bluford St., from 5 – 6:30 p.m. 

Based on a series of Pulitzer Prize-winning articles, this harrowing account of life in the urban underclass offers compelling testimony in the ongoing national debate about welfare reform. In Rosa Lee, Washington Post reporter Leon Dash vividly chronicles the hardships and pathologies of the daily life of a family in the slums of Washington, D.C.   It is the story of one woman and her family's struggle against poverty in the projects.

 For additional information, contact Dr. Sharon M. Hunter, SNCAE advisor at 336.285.4436, Proctor Hall, Room 241.