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Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award

April 6, 2021, 7:00 PM8:00 PM

Free

Leonard Pitts Jr. is widely known for his nationally syndicated Miami Herald column that often addresses issues of race and racism, politics, and culture.

In a career that spans close to 45 years, Pitts has worked as a columnist, a college professor, a radio producer, and a lecturer. He is also the author of a series of critically acclaimed books, including Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood, and his latest, The Last Thing You Surrender. Pitts was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2004.

Mr. Pitts will be joined in conversation by former Miami Herald Editor Mindy Marqués, a member of Colby’s Lovejoy Award Selection Committee. This event will be livestreamed; no registration is necessary. Closed Captions and ASL will be available.

Colby Press Release • Event Link

Details

Date:
April 6, 2021
Time:
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost:
Free

Venue

Online Event
ME

Organizer

Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement
Phone:
859-5300
Email:
goldfarb@colby.edu
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