Racism and Reactionary Politics Kept Nikole Hannah-Jones from Joining UNC.

What Comes Next Is Up to Us

Today, we learned that Ms. Nikole Hannah-Jones has declined a tenured appointment as the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

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  26. Tom Linden, Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Medical Journalism
  27. Trevy A. McDonald, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Julian W. Scheer Term Associate Professor
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  38. Tamara Rice, Adjunct Instructor
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  44. Jenn Sipe, Assistant Director of Career Services
  45. John Sweeney, Distinguished Professor in Sports Communication
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  48. Lisa Servia Villamil, Assistant Professor
  49. Matt White, Adjunct Instructor
  50. Barbara Wiedemann, Communications Strategist
  51. Xinyan (Eva) Zhao, Assistant Professor



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