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Life and Work of NC Editor/Publisher Louis Austin

October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

NCCU Professors, Dr. Jerry Gershenhorn, Brett Chambers, and Dr. Charmaine McKissick-Melton join veteran Triangle journalist Cash Michaels to discuss the life and work of North Carolina editor and publisher Louis Austin, whose Carolina Times newspaper was the most important voice for Black North Carolinians at the height of Jim Crow segregation. Moderated by James Williams.




Co-sponsored by the Orange County Community Remembrance Coalition, Chapel Hill/Carrboro Branch of the NAACP, Center for the Study of the American South, Carolina K-12, #BlackOutLoudUNC/Yet&Still, Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Journalism, Hussman School for Media and Journalism at UNC, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, Southern Cultures, and Carolina Women’s Center.


October 22, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm