Julianne Malveaux, president of Bennett College as well as a noted economist, author and speaker, will discuss her latest book, “Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History” from 5-7 p.m. at the office of State Seantor Curren D. Price, The special event, hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus in collaboration with FAME Corporation and the Special Needs Network Inc., follows her appearance earlier in the day at the Leimert Park Book Fair.

Malveaux, who has earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in economics from Boston College and a Ph.D. in economics from MIT and who has been touring the country to spread the knowledge as part of the Black Economics History 101 Tour, became the 15th president of Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C.

Reservations can be made by calling (323) 730-7727.