Law School Event

MLK Dream Week: Keynote Address with Nikole Hannah-Jones

 Monday, January 24, 2022
 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 Matthew Hawkins
 matthew.hawkins@law.northwestern.edu
 For Northwestern Chicago Campus Community

The Chicago Campus DREAM Week Commemoration Keynote will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones. Hannah-Jones is an investigative reporter covering racial injustice and creator of the New York Times’ 1619 Project. Published in 2019, the 1619 Project commemorated the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States, examined slavery’s modern legacy, and reframed the way Americans understand history and the contributions of Black Americans to the nation. Hannah-Jones lead essay was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for commentary.


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