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WATCH: Black Boston - Telling Our Stories

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Host Meghna Chakrabarti and field producer Paris Alston speak with the Louis D. Brown Institute founder Tina Chéry. (Jesse Costa/WBUR).
Host Meghna Chakrabarti and field producer Paris Alston speak with the Louis D. Brown Institute founder Tina Chéry. (Jesse Costa/WBUR).

Time & Date

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 5:00 pm

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace Virtual EventOpen in Google Maps

Join the Boston University Initiative on Cities, Boston University Diversity & Inclusion and WBUR CitySpace for "Black Boston: Telling Our Stories," the second in a recurring discussion series featuring transformative Black leaders from across Greater Boston.

Boston is a rich media market with many award-winning journalists at both national and local media outlets. How is our media industry working on diversifying leadership, journalists and the stories they tell? Where do gaps endure? How can Boston nurture and inspire a new generation of Black journalists?

Panelists:

Michelle Johnson - Associate Professor of the Practice, Multimedia Journalism, Boston University

Karen Holmes Ward - Director of Public Affairs and Host of CityLine, WCVB

Kimberly Atkins - Senior Opinion Writer, Boston Globe

Moderator:

Paris Alston - producer, Radio Boston