Tell It, Black Journalists, Tell It!
Many More “Tulsas” Are Unknown to Public: Journal-isms Roundtable with New L.A. Times executive editor Kevin Merida and his wife, writer Donna Britt; DeNeen Brown and Gary Lee, who have been on the ground in Tulsa; and Amber Payne and Bina Venkataraman, representatives of The Emancipator, the new collaboration between antiracism leader Ibram X. Kendi and the Boston Globe.
Sept. 24, 2021
Episode 1: Boston mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George discusses the city’s future
Also, the “Black News Hour” introduced The Emancipator, a collaboration between Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research and The Boston Globe’s Opinion team to resurrect and reimagine the nation’s first abolitionist newspaper.
Sept. 25, 2021
The Emancipator’s Amber Payne and Deborah D. Douglas presented on media framing and fault lines as part of a BU Center for Antiracist Research convening that aims to define bigotry in structural terms, examine the ways that structural bigotry harms diverse communities, generate an antibigotry policy report, and motivate an antibigotry movement.
Oct. 1, 2021
‘What the Science Tells Us: Racial Health and Economic Inequities During the Pandemic.’
This symposium, hosted by The Boston University Center for Antiracist Research, featured keynotes from scientists, policymakers, and community leaders, exploring the intersection of racial health and economic inequities that were exposed and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct. 22, 2021
National Press Club Journalism Institute
Diversifying voices: Op-ed editors share tips for finding that “diamond” perspective. Featuring Deborah D. Douglas, The Emancipator co-editor-in-chief; Terry Tang, L.A. Times op-ed editor; Kate Woodsome, Washington Post senior producer of op-ed video; Moderator: Nancy Ancrum, Miami Herald editorial page editor.
Oct. 8, 2021
Basic Black with Callie Crossley
Critical Race Theory discussion with Deborah D. Douglas, The Emancipator’s co-editor in chief; Renee Graham, associate editor/opinion columnist, The Boston Globe; Michael P. Jeffries, Ph.D., academic affairs dean, Wellesley College; Michael P. Jeffries, Ph.D., professor of American Studies at Wellesley College.