Mignon Clyburn continues the series of the Verizon Café Speaker Series at Temple’s School of Media and Communication. Clyburn spoke to students about her career as a newspaper publisher and as a defense for civil rights. She continued with her life and career, touching to the many obstacles she has faced such as a government shutdown and challenges with civil rights and diversity.
Clyburn is the Acting Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) appointed by President Obama and has been serving since August 2009. Prior to her work at FCC, she spent 11 years working as the sixth defense of the Public Service Commission (PSC) of South Carolina.