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The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story - Meet Nikole Hannah-Jones
Celebrate Black History Month! The 1619 Project illuminates the legacy of slavery in the United States and highlights the contributions of Black Americans to American society. Nikole Hannah-Jones will discuss The 1619 Project, its reception, and her book, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story. A Q&A will follow her presentation. This event will not include a book signing. Cosponsored by The Alden.
Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. Hannah-Jones has spent her career investigating racial inequality and injustice, and her reporting has earned her several awards. She serves as the Knight Chair of Race and Journalism at Howard University, and she is the co-founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting. In 2021, Hannah-Jones opened 1619 Freedom School, a free, afterschool literacy program in her hometown of Waterloo, Iowa. Photo credit: James Estrin
This author presentation is at The Alden at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA 22101. Seats are limited. Registration to attend is required.
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- Sunday, February 19, 2023
- 2:00pm - 3:00pm
- McLean Community Center/The Alden
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