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Julianne Malveaux

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Profession

Category:
CivicMakers
Occupation(s):
Community Leader

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Red
Favorite Food:
Shrimp
Favorite Time of Year:
Fall
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Accra, Ghana
Favorite Quote:
Don't believe the hype.

Birthplace

Born:
9/22/1953
Birth Location:
San Francisco, California

Profession

Category:
CivicMakers
Occupation(s):
Community Leader

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Red
Favorite Food:
Shrimp
Favorite Time of Year:
Fall
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Accra, Ghana
Favorite Quote:
Don't believe the hype.

Birthplace

Born:
9/22/1953
Birth Location:
San Francisco
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Biography

Dr. Julianne Malveaux is a true pioneer in the field of economics, focusing her research on the labor market, public policy, and the impact of policy on women and people of color. Malveaux was born on September 22, 1953, in San Francisco, California. She studied economics at Boston College, obtaining a B.A. in 1974 and a M.A. in 1975. Malveaux obtained a PhD in economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980.

After finishing her studies at MIT, Malveaux returned to San Francisco, where she worked as an assistant professor at San Francisco University from 1981-85. She then worked as a visiting scholar and visiting professor at the University of California-Berkley from 1985-92, teaching economics, public policy and African American studies.

Malveaux has made effective use of the media, addressing such issues as: national affairs, the economy, and the American workplace. More than twenty newspapers have syndicated her weekly column since 1990, through the King Features Syndicate. She also hosts the weekly radio talk show, Julianne Malveaux's Capitol Report. She is a regular contributor to several national magazines, Ms., Essence, Emerge and The Progressive. Malveaux also contributes regularly to the journal Black Issues in Higher Education, USA Today and the San Francisco Sun Reporter. Malveaux can be seen on such television shows as Politically Incorrect, Lehrer News Hour, To the Contrary and Howard University Television's Evening Exchange. She is also a frequent contributor on CNN and BET.

Malveaux is President and CEO of Last Word Productions, her own multi-media production company. She has designed educational and issue-based seminars and diversity training for Fortune 50 companies and others. Malveaux co-edited the book, Slipping Through the Cracks: The Status of Black Women (1986), and is the author of a two collections of columns: Sex, Lies and Stereotypes: Perspectives of a Mad Economist (1994) and Wall Street, Main Street, and the Side Street: A Mad Economist Takes A Stroll (1999).

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Julianne Malveaux states her favorite things
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her mother's background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her siblings' education
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about her mother's background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Julianne Malveaux discusses the tradition of storytelling in her family
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Julianne Malveaux recalls the family that owned her family during slavery
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her father and her parents' divorce
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Julianne Malveaux recalls growing up in San Francisco
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her fondness for reading
  • Tape: 1 Story: 11 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her personality
  • Tape: 1 Story: 12 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about her personality
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about her personality and her school experiences
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about her school experiences
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Julianne Malveaux reflects on her life in San Francisco
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Julianne Malveaux talks about racism in San Francisco and her own political activism
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her personality
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Julianne Malveaux recalls her involvement in the Black Power Movement in San Francisco
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about the Black Power Movement in San Francisco
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Julianne Malveaux reflects on her Boston College experience
  • Tape: 2 Story: 9 - Julianne Malveaux details more of her Boston experience
  • Tape: 2 Story: 10 - Julianne Malveaux recalls her decision to pursue a degree in economics and her mentors in the profession
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about the Black Economic Research Center
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her MIT experience and the economic patterns of African Americans
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her career choices and political leanings
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Julianne Malveaux discusses her political aspirations and her career mix of academics and economics
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her career as an economist
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about being an economist and the story of 'Free Frank'
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about 'Free Frank' and economic entrepreneurship
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Julianne Malveaux talks about economics and the political landscape
  • Tape: 3 Story: 9 - Julianne Malveaux discusses economics and financial wealth in the black community
  • Tape: 3 Story: 10 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about financial wealth in the black community
  • Tape: 3 Story: 11 - Julianne Malveaux talks about economics and the responsibility of the black church
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Julianne Malveaux talks about the financial well-being of the black community
  • Tape: 4 Story: 2 - Julianne Malveaux talks about wealth and reparations in relation to the black community
  • Tape: 4 Story: 3 - Julianne Malveaux talks about the reparations to African Americans
  • Tape: 4 Story: 4 - Julianne Malveaux discusses African American youth and crime
  • Tape: 4 Story: 5 - Julianne Malveaux talks about crime, education and the black middle class
  • Tape: 4 Story: 6 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her hopes for the black community
  • Tape: 4 Story: 7 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about her hopes for the black community
  • Tape: 4 Story: 8 - Julianne Malveaux discusses her role models in the African American community
  • Tape: 4 Story: 9 - Julianne Malveaux talks about her career aspirations
  • Tape: 4 Story: 10 - Julianne Malveaux discusses skin color prejudice amongst African Americans
  • Tape: 5 Story: 1 - Julianne Malveaux talks more about skin color prejudice
  • Tape: 5 Story: 2 - Julianne Malveaux discusses what her legacy might be
  • Tape: 5 Story: 3 - Photo - Collage created by Julianne Malveaux's mother with images of Julianne throughout her life
  • Tape: 5 Story: 4 - Photo - Two images of Julianne Malveaux as a baby, ca. 1953-1954
  • Tape: 5 Story: 5 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux in a photo from 'Essence' magazine, 1973
  • Tape: 5 Story: 6 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux by the 'The Bay Guardian' when she was running for public office, San Francisco, California, 1984
  • Tape: 5 Story: 7 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux as President of the NANBPW, ca. 1995-1999
  • Tape: 5 Story: 8 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with Randall Robinson and others at the WLIB radio station, New York, New York, 1998
  • Tape: 5 Story: 9 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with Billy Dee Williams and others at WPFW radio station, Washington, D.C., 1990s
  • Tape: 5 Story: 10 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry
  • Tape: 5 Story: 11 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux's eighth grade graduation photo from Immaculate Conception Elementary School, San Francisco, California, 1960s
  • Tape: 5 Story: 12 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux dancing at the convention party of the NANPBW, Norfolk, Virginia, 1999
  • Tape: 5 Story: 13 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with Susan Taylor of 'Essence' magazine and others at the NANPBW convention, Norfolk, Virginia, 1999
  • Tape: 5 Story: 14 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux and her godfather at her book signing at the NANPBW convention, Norfolk, Virginia, 1999
  • Tape: 5 Story: 15 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with her siblings
  • Tape: 5 Story: 16 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with her mother, sister and a nun, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1986
  • Tape: 5 Story: 17 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux and her family at her mother's seventieth birthday
  • Tape: 5 Story: 18 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux, Alexis Herman and Catherine Sykes at the NANBPW convention, Norfolk, Virginia, 1999
  • Tape: 5 Story: 19 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with Dr. Harry Edwards and Pat Russell-McCloud, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Tape: 5 Story: 20 - Photo - Julianne Malveaux with her godson, Matthew Brown, San Francisco, California, 1998