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Nikole Hannah-Jones

Friday, November 22, 2024
7:30pm Pacific Time
Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater

Nikole Hannah-Jones is an award-winning investigative reporter who covers civil rights and racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and the Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University where she is the founding director of the Center for Journalism & Democracy. Hannah-Jones is also the creator of the landmark 1619 Project, an illustrated edition of which will be published this fall with newly commissioned artwork and archival images. In 2017 she received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship known as the Genius Grant for her work on educational inequality. She has also won a Peabody Award two George Polk Awards three National Magazine Awards and the 2018 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism from Columbia University. In 2016 Hannah-Jones co-founded the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting a training and mentorship organization geared toward increasing the number of investigative reporters of color.

Standard tickets do not include a book. To add a copy of The 1619 Project: A Visual Experience, you will need to select “Ticket with Signed Book” from the dropdown menu on the City Box Office website (that dropdown menu appears after you have chosen your seats).

A limited number of student/educator tickets are available for this event. Sign up here.

Photo by Jason Hill.