The 1619 Project’s creator will give a lecture at the MassArt Art Mueusem
On November 1, from 6:30-8:00 pm, Nikole Hannah-Jones will give a free virtual talk, “Examining Slavery’s Modern Legacy.” The event will be hosted by MassArt Art Museum. The discussion will focus on “slavery’s enduring modern legacy and the reframing of the Black American experience,” according to the MAAM site. Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer Prize winner who created the 1619 Project, and she is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine. Her journalism 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. She serves as the Knight Chair of Race and Journalism at Howard University, and she is founding the Center for Journalism & Democracy there.
This lecture is also held together, in conjunction with the exhibition Joana Vasconcelos: Valkyrie Mumbet.
Register here: https://massart.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_u0NiJSGvT4qzX42kHUpsxQ
Shira Laucharoen is a reporter based in Boston. She currently serves as the assistant director of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism. In the past she has written for Sampan newspaper, The Somerville Times, Scout Magazine, Boston Magazine, and WBUR.