IN-PERSON | Nikole Hannah-Jones | The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

Wed, November 17, 2021 7:30 P.M.
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Cost: $40.00 Auditorium ticket w/book*; 38.00 In-house simulcast w/book*


Nikole Hannah-Jones won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for her work on The 1619 Project, a continuing initiative started by the The New York Times Magazine to reexamine United States history through the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans. The co-founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, Hannah-Jones has earned, among many other honors, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards, three National Magazine Awards, and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. She was recently was named the Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University. Interweaving 18 essays with 36 works of fiction and nonfiction by a group of writers of diverse backgrounds, skills, and experiences, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story is a greatly expanded exploration of the continuing legacy of slavery in our cultural, political, and legal institutions.

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Seating is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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*A pre-signed book is included with each ticket and may be collected at the venue on event night.
Due to Covid, there will not be an opportunity to meet the author.
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Books provided by Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books and Harriett's Bookshop

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103