Nikole Hannah-Jones to discuss the 1619 Project at Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series

Investigative journalist and award-winning writer Nikole Hannah-Jones will be the next speaker in the Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series, a forum that brings world-renowned speakers to Minnesota to spark conversations that contribute to the intellectual life of the greater Twin Cities community.

Hannah-Jones will discuss her groundbreaking work on the 1619 Project, which re-examines the legacy of slavery in the United States, in conversation with Star Tribune Assistant Managing Editor of Diversity and Community Kyndell Harkness on Dec. 6, 2022, at 6 p.m. CST. The event will be held at Northrop at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

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About Nikole Hannah-Jones
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. 

The Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series is presented by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs with support from Carlson and the Carlson Family Foundation.

An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones: Truth, History, and the 1619 Project
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, 6-7:15 p.m. CST
7:30 p.m. book signing

Admission is free and open to the public; tickets are required.

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Photo Credit: James Estrin, New York Times

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