Look: The Importance of Black Student Organizations

Issue Date: 
April 27, 2008


Carol Moseley Braun delivered a lecture in Benedum Hall on April 16, addressing the importance of Black student organizations and the necessity of students being involved in an ever-changing world. The talk commemorated the 40th anniversary of the founding of Pitt’s Black Action Society. To date, Moseley Braun has been the only African American woman elected to the U.S. Senate, representing Illinois from 1993 to 1999. In 2004, she sought the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.