Hank Klibanoff featured speaker for UWG's 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on January 23, 2019

Hank Klibanoff is a veteran journalist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a son of the south. Hank co-authored The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, which won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history.

A native of Alabama, Hank was a reporter and editor for more than 35 years at Mississippi newspapers, The Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer before serving as managing editor of the Atlanta Journal of Constitution. He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree from the Medill Scholl of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Hank is currently a professor at Emory University, where he directs the Georgia  Civil Rights Cold Cases Project (coldcases.emory.edu).

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