WHO: David Camacho, PhD., author of United States Politics and Democracy (Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2001).
WHAT: Camacho will give a free public lecture entitled "Environmental (In)Justice, Race and Class Struggle" followed by a book signing.
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Mercer University School of Medicine Auditorium on the University's Macon Campus.
BACKGROUND: The lecture is sponsored by the Mercer Political Science Department. Camacho is a political science professor at Northern Arizona University and a respected figure in the environmental justice movement. He is editor of the textbook, Environmental Injustices, Political Struggles: Race, Class, and the Environment (Duke University Press, 1998).
*Media interested in covering the event should contact Jenny Butkus at (478) 301-4037 or (478) 731-3668.