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"George Barbour: Journalist" Screening and Discussion

presented by the University Library System and Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, in partnership with Ken Love, filmmaker, and Dr. Laurence Glasco, Department of History.

 

To view the recording of this program, click here.

 

Join us for a screening of filmmaker Ken Love's documentary featuring a compilation of interviews with George Barbour talking about his career leading up to and including the seminal Selma-to-Montgomery March. A discussion on the historical influence of Black journalists and matters around Black journalism, featuring contemporaries of Barbour and Pitt students, will follow the screening.

In 1965, as the first African-American KDKA Radio reporter, George Barbour marched 54-miles alongside civil rights activists including Martin Luther King Jr., interviewing participants, including John Lewis, along the way. A Pittsburgh native and University of Pittsburgh alum, Barbour stands as an important and resilient journalist from a revolutionary period of U.S. history.

Opening remarks to be provided by Chancellor Gallagher, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Clyde Wilson Pickett, Director of the University Library System Kornelia Tancheva, and Associate Professor Laurence Glasco.

Dial-In Information

To view the recording of this program, click here.

Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

"George Barbour: Journalist" Screening and Discussion

presented by the University Library System and Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, in partnership with Ken Love, filmmaker, and Dr. Laurence Glasco, Department of History.

 

To view the recording of this program, click here.

 

Join us for a screening of filmmaker Ken Love's documentary featuring a compilation of interviews with George Barbour talking about his career leading up to and including the seminal Selma-to-Montgomery March. A discussion on the historical influence of Black journalists and matters around Black journalism, featuring contemporaries of Barbour and Pitt students, will follow the screening.

In 1965, as the first African-American KDKA Radio reporter, George Barbour marched 54-miles alongside civil rights activists including Martin Luther King Jr., interviewing participants, including John Lewis, along the way. A Pittsburgh native and University of Pittsburgh alum, Barbour stands as an important and resilient journalist from a revolutionary period of U.S. history.

Opening remarks to be provided by Chancellor Gallagher, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Clyde Wilson Pickett, Director of the University Library System Kornelia Tancheva, and Associate Professor Laurence Glasco.

Dial-In Information

To view the recording of this program, click here.

Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

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