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CCI Diversity & Inclusion Week: Day 1

September 29, 2020

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Session 1: Contextualizing the History of the Black Lives Matter Movement 

Time: 9:50-11:05 a.m.

Panelist: Rachel Grant, Assistant. Professor, University of Florida

Moderator: Amber Roessner, JEM Associate Professor, UTK

Zoom Link – Session 1

Session 2: Covering Black Lives Matter: How Local News Organizations Are Responding

Time: 1:10-2:25 p.m.

Panelists: Akili Ramses, Executive Director, National Press Photographers Association; LeBron Hill, Opinion & Engagement Reporter, The Tennessean; Joel Christopher, Executive Editor, Knoxville News Sentinel

Zoom Link – Session 2

Keynote Speaker: A Conversation with The Daily Show Correspondent and Comedian Roy Wood Jr.

Time: 4:30-5:15 p.m.

Moderators: Justin Crawford, Correspondent/Producer, BOLD TV/Lifestyle Group, NBCUniversal; Natalie Ward, Communication Specialist, College of Social Work

Zoom Link – Keynote with Roy Wood Jr.