Many American newsrooms, powerful gatekeepers of information, do not reflect the diverse communities of our country. What to report and how to report it has been decided by mostly white reporters and editors for their target white audiences, essentially rendering communities of color invisible. What does it take to be seen and heard as a person of color in American media and literature? These award-winning authors and journalists talk about how to tell the truth in a system dominated by the status quo and how that structure can and must change, one word at a time.
Part I: September 30 with Walter Middlebrook, Lolis Eric Elie and Theodore C. Van Alst, Jr., PhD
Part II: October 14 with Kevin Abourezk and Mary Annette Pember
Part III: October 21 with Megan Tusler and Julian Brave NoiseCat