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Baruch College's Black and Latino Studies Department Welcomes Distinguished Journalist Juan Gonzalez March 26


NEW YORK, NY - March 12, 2014 - The Black and Latino Studies Department of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College is hosting a lecture on March 26 by distinguished journalist Juan Gonzalez titled, “Latinos in the United States: Dissecting Old Myths and Deducing the Future.”

Gonzalez has been a columnist for the New York Daily News since 1987 and is also co-host of the television and radio program Democracy Now. He has been the recipient of the George Polk Award on two occasions and was inducted to the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists in 2006. He is the author of several books, among them The Environmental Consequences of the World  Trade Center Collapse and Harvest of Empire: a History of Latinos in the United States.

The lecture is sponsored by the Valentin Lizana y Parrague Endowment for Latin American Studies.



WHEN: 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WHERE: Baruch College, Newman Vertical Campus, Room 14-220, 55 Lexington Avenue





About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to

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