Investigating inequality (Sponsored by Ida B. Wells Society)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Ron Nixon of The Associated Press; Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times Magazine
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 22 at 10:15am
  • Location: Grand Canyon 9-10
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn about useful datasets, documents and reporting tips for covering racial disparities and discrimination in housing, education and law enforcement, among other things.

Speaker Bios

  • Nikole Hannah-Jones is a staff writer with The New York Times Magazine and a founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, which aims to increase the number of investigative reporters of color. Hannah-Jones' work covering school and housing segregation has earned numerous awards, including a Peabody, a Polk Award and a National Magazine Award. In 2017 she was named a MacArthur Fellow. 

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