Black History Month Lecture: Jamil Smith, "Intersectionality as a Job Requirement in Modern Journalism"
Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., Vollum lecture hall
Jamil Smith is a senior editor at New Republic. He is also the host of the podcast INTERSECTION, which examines how the various ways we identify come together. He is a former producer at MSNBC, where he worked on The Rachel Maddow Showand Melissa Harris-Perry. He has also earned three Emmy Awards as a producer at NFL Films. Jamil Smith will be giving a lecture on why embracing a nuanced view of personal identities must be essential to modern journalism. Sponsored by the Office for Institutional Diversity, Committee on Diversity.