The Light of Truth: Ida B. Wells as Journalist, Advocate, & Educator - Keynote Panel w/ Nikole Hannah-Jones & Ron Nixon
Veteran investigative journalists Nikole Hannah-Jones (2020 Pulitzer Prize winner) and Ron Nixon, founders of the Ida B. Wells Society at UNC’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media, offer reflections on the origins of The 1619 Project and Black journalism today. Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Joseph Jordan (Director, UNC Stone Center for Black Culture and History).
The Light of Truth symposia collection is co-sponsored by the Orange County Community Remembrance Coalition, Chapel Hill/Carrboro Branch of the NAACP, Center for the Study of the American South, Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Journalism, Carolina K-12, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, Carolina Women's Center, #BlackOutLoudUNC, Southern Cultures, and Hussman School of Journalism and Media at UNC.
This event will take place from 10:00-11:30am on October 3, 2020.