Nikole Hannah-Jones

Date: September 22, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Online

Support provided by:

Public Policy Center, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Center for Diversity and Enrichment, Office of Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement (MISSE), School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Note: Regretfully, the recording of the Nikole Hannah-Jones event presented by the University of Iowa Lecture Committee is not available for viewing. The agency representing her has informed us that due to concerns about the unauthorized use of similar recordings of her events, the recording from her live, on-line event on September 22, 2020, 7:00 p.m. CST cannot be released.

Creator of the New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” about the history and lasting legacy of American slavery, for which her powerful introductory essay was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.

Moderator: Ashley Howard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, History

Asley received her Ph. D in history from the University of Illinois and is an assistant professor at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include African Americans in the Midwest; the intersection between race, class, and gender, and the global history of racial violence. Dr. Howard has appeared in The Black Scholar, No Jargon podcast, TIME Magazine, NPR, and many other outlets.