Pulitzer Prize Winner Nikole Hannah-Jones
Perspectives Speaker Series
Presented in partnership with the Fairfax County Library
“The 1619 Project—A New Origin Story”
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m.
Free. Registration through the Fairfax County Library website is required. Registration opens 1/22/23
Co-creator of the award-winning “The 1619 Project,” Nikole Hannah-Jones is an investigative reporter who covers civil rights and racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine. She has been honored countless times, including as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People 2021, as the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” grant, an NAACP Image Awards and a Peabody Award. In this talk she will discuss her latest book, a collection of essays and poetry featuring an elaboration of the original project’s Pulitzer Prize–winning lead essay by Hannah-Jones on how the struggles of Black Americans have expanded democracy for all Americans.
Photo: James Estrin, New York Times