The lecture Nikole Hannah-Jones: Examining Slavery’s Modern Legacy ended NOV 1 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time/
Lecture rating: A+
Ms. Jones delivered a lecture performance that will leave people talking about this issue forever. She had a powerful, clear purpose. The 1619 work about the founding of US history is material that should be in everyone’s home library. Her official book on the subject titled: “The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story” is available where books are sold.
She has spent her career investigating racial inequality and injustice, and her reporting has earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, known as the Genius grant, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards and the National Magazine Award three times. She also serves as the Knight Chair of Race and Journalism at Howard University, where she is founding the Center for Journalism & Democracy.