Nikole Hannah-Jones is a keynote speaker for Crosscut Festival 2022. She is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and creator of the landmark 1619 Project. In 2017, she received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, known as the genius grant, for her work on educational inequality. In 2016, Hannah-Jones co-founded the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, a training and mentorship organization to grow the number of investigative reporters of color. Hannah-Jones is the Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University, where she has founded the Center for Journalism and Democracy. In 2021, she was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
When: See her in-person at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 7.
Where: Town Hall in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood. Directions.
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Thanks to the South Seattle Emerald, the media sponsor for the May 7 live event.