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Friday, September 27 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Black in the Newsroom

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Race, politics and journalism in the age of Trump

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Dana Canedy

Administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes
Canedy was appointed administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes by the Pulitzer Prize Board in 2017. Previously, she worked in numerous positions at The New York Times, including as a special projects reporter and editor, and she was a lead journalist on “How Race Is Lived in America... Read More →

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Errin Haines

National Writer on Race and Ethnicity for The Associated Press
Haines is a national writer on race and ethnicity for The Associated Press. She started at the AP in 2002 in the Atlanta bureau, where she later covered urban affairs and the Georgia legislature for seven years, and returned to AP in Philadelphia in 2015. Haines also has worked for... Read More →
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Nikole Hannah-Jones

Staff Writer at The New York Times Magazine
Hannah-Jones is an award-winning staff writer and domestic correspondent for The New York Times Magazine focusing on racial injustice. She investigates the way racial segregation in housing and schools is maintained through official action and policy and was the author behind the... Read More →
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Astead Herndon

National Political Reporter for The New York Times
Herndon began as a national political reporter for The New York Times in 2018. Previously, he worked at The Boston Globe as a Washington-based political reporter, where he covered Donald Trump’s presidency. Herndon also served as a city hall reporter and as a general assignment... Read More →
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Wesley Lowery

National Correspondent for The Washington Post
Lowery is a Pulitzer Prize-winning national correspondent covering law enforcement, race and justice for The Washington Post. He also appears frequently as an on-air contributor for CNN.  Previously, Lowery worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter at The Boston Globe... Read More →

Friday September 27, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm CDT
Stateside at The Paramount