1619 Project creator Nikole Hannah-Jones speaks in Tampa Bay in March | Arts Stories + Interviews | Orlando

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer-prize successful creator of The 1619 Task, will converse in March St. Petersburg at a gala fundraiser for the Woodson Warriors Scholarships Fund, hosted by the Woodson African American Museum of Florida.

The scholarship’s mission is to help African American pupils achieve bigger education. Added funds will also be elevated by means of profits of paintings by artist Jane Bunker. The party collected $137,000 for 30 students in 2021, and this year’s distinctive visitor could provide an influx of support.

To start with revealed by the New York Times in 2019, the 1619 Job aims to “reframe the country’s record by inserting the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black People in america at the quite middle of the United States’ nationwide narrative.” Hannah-Jones’ do the job as an investigative journalist is driven by exploring racial inequality and injustice.

Hannah-Jones has been the ire of MAGA-hat Nation soon after previous President Donald Trump said her task “rewrites American record to instruct our youngsters that we ended up founded on the principle of oppression, not liberty.”

Even with this, Hannah-Jones carries on to use her voice and educational prowess to teach viewers on concealed, normally invalidated, racial heritage.

The function will be held at The Coliseum, 535 N. Fourth Ave., at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 27. Unique tickets and group tables can be acquired here prices are detailed as $100 per ticket or $1,000 for a desk of eight.

This article initially ran at Artistic Loafing Tampa Bay.