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 School 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).



Buried Truths, a new podcast from WABE, tells a story about elections,, voting rights, intimidation, violence, and courage, that is as relevant as it was 70 years ago.

Click here to download the Buried Truths Podcasts to prepare for a fascinating conversation with Hank on January 23, 2019 at the UWG Campus  Ballroom.

In Buried Truths, the truth is restless, relevant and revealed.


Dr. MLK, Jr. Week Events

January 21 - 11:00 am
23rd MLK Parade
Downtown Carrollton
12 Noon - 2:00 pm
MLK Day of Service 

January 22 - 9 am - 5 pm
Buried Truth Podcasts
Ingram Library 2nd Floor Conference Room

January 23 - 7:00 pm
10th Annual MLK Program 
Speaker Hank Klibanoff
UWG Campus Center Ballroom

January 24

MLK Documentary
Ingram Library

January 25 - 8 am - 9:30 am
Interfaith Breakfast
Z-6 Lower Level