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Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series – Nicole Hannah-Jones

August 30 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series – Nicole Hannah-Jones

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Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. 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. Hannah-Jones also earned the John Chancellor Award for Distinguished Journalism and was named Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists and the Newswomen’s Club of New York.

In 2020 she was inducted into the Society of American Historians and in 2021 she was named a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She also serves as the Knight Chair of Race and Journalism at Howard University, where she is founding the Center for Journalism & Democracy.

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Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 United States
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