← All Events
Tuesday 05/31/2022

An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones

Nikole Hannah-Jones is closing out the Black Wall Street Legacy Fest on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 7 pm CT at the historic Booker T. Washington High School.

Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and is the creator of the landmark 1619 Project. 

"I see my work as forcing us to confront our hypocrisy, forcing us to confront the truth that we would rather ignore," Nikole Hannah-Jones said.

By examining slavery's modern legacy and redefining how we think about this history and the contributions of black Americans to the country, the 1619 Project by the New York Times marks the 400th anniversary of slavery in what would become the United States. 

Nikole received the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for her essay "Our Democracy's founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans have fought to make them true."

In addition to writing extensively about resegregation in schools, she also chronicled how the federal government failed to enforce a landmark 1968 Fair-Housing Act law.

Per her website, Nikole Hannah-Jones founded the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting in 2016, a training and mentorship organization dedicated to increasing the ranks of investigative reporters of color.

Click 'Learn More' to register for your free ticket today, or go to:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-pulitzer-prize-winner-nikole-hannah-jones-registration-335540329157

Space is limited!

Learn moreDownload iCal EventAdd to Google Calendar
No items found.
← All Events

Plan your Legacy Festival Experience

View all events and make your plans to attend.
View Events Calendar

submit an event to be featured

We want to include your voice!

Add your event or program to our event calendar by submitting details to info@blackwallstreetlegacyfestival.com or by submitting a form here.

Contact Us

If you have a question about Legacy Festival or how to participate as an individual, business, or vendor, we'd love to help! Submit a form and our team will reach out.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Plan Your Festival Experience

View the festival calendar filled with community-hosted events and make plans to attend and participate in Black Wall Street Legacy Festival.

All events are FREE and open to the public of all ages (unless otherwise noted). View a festival map.

Select an event to view more details and save it to your calendar! Or download a PDF Overview.


Review the festival rules here.

Saturday // 05.28
View detailed schedule ⟶
Saturday // 05.28
Monday // 05.31
No items found.
Friday // 06.11
No items found.

View Events by Venue:

No items found.