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Reflections on Forty Years of Fighting for Racial and Social Justice in Journalism A talk with Juan González

New York, NY

November 18, 2022 | Friday | 4:10 pm

Pulitzer Hall–Jamail Lecture Hall

2950 Broadway,
New York, NY 10027 ( see map )
Juan González will give a public lecture hosted by Columbia University’s Journalism School and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.

He is the Richard D. Hefner Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is an award-winning journalist and investigative reporter who spent 29 years as a columnist for the New York Daily News. A two-time winner of the George Polk Award, he is co-host of Democracy Now!, author of “Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America,” and a founder and past president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Before beginning his career in
journalism, González spent several years as a Latino community and civil rights activist, helping to found and lead the Young Lords Party during the late 1960s.

He is a graduate of Columbia College.

Juan González

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Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 40 years and was a staff columnist at the New York Daily News from 1987 to 2016. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010) and was inducted into the Deadline Club’s New York Journalism Hall of Fame in 2015. A professor of Journalism and Media...