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WHO: William Julius Wilson, Ph.D., Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University. Wilson is a university professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is a past president of the American Sociological Association and, recipient of the National Medal of Science. He is the author of Power, Racism, and Privilege; The Declining Significance of Race; The Truly Disadvantaged; and When Work Disappears. His most recent book, The Bridge over the Racial Divide, is a call for inter-racial coalition-building to effect social change. Wilson received his Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1966. He has earned honorary doctorates from Princeton University, Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, Dartmouth College, and the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. In June 1996 he was selected by Time magazine as one of America's 25 Most Influential People. WHAT: A lecture entitled “Rising Inequality at the Dawn of the New Millennium.” This event is sponsored by the Poverty and Solidarity Program and Program in Applied Ethics at John Carroll University. WHERE: Donahue Auditorium, Dolan Science Center John Carroll University 20700 N. Park Blvd University Heights, OH 44118 WHEN: Monday, April 21, 2008 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. CONTACT: The Poverty and Solidarity Program John Carroll University Or 216.397.4980