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Juan González at SUNY Albany Symposium: Telling the Truth in a Post-truth World

Albany, NY

October 14, 2017 | Saturday | 11:30 am

Page Hall, Downtown Campus, University at Albany, State University of New York

135 Western Avenue,
Albany, NY ( see map )
Democracy Now!’s Juan González will join a distinguished panel during this 2-day symposium hosted by the SUNY Albany/New York State Writers Institute: Telling the Truth in a Post-truth World

Panel: Race, Class, and the Future of Democracy
Moderator: Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of Devil in the Grove (2012)
Panelists: Carol Anderson, professor of African-American History at Emory University and author of the national bestseller, White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide (2016)
José Cruz, Director of UAlbany’s Center for Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies, and author of Puerto Rican Identity, Political Development, and Democracy in New York, 1960-1990 (2017)
Juan González, investigative reporter, co-host of Democracy Now! and author of Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America (2000), and Reclaiming Gotham (2017)
Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, journalist, MacArthur Fellow, and author of Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx (2003)

Following the panel, Juan will sign his new book RECLAIMING GOTHAM: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities.

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Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 30 years and a staff columnist at the New York Daily News since 1987. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010), and the first reporter in New York City to consistently expose the health effects arising from the September 11, 2001 attacks and...