The Black Scholar Who Took On UNC Before Nikole Hannah-Jones
Decades before Nikole Hannah-Jones' tenure battle with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill made national headlines, another Black scholar was slighted by UNC, inspiring a brave decision to hold the university accountable. | Support this show with a donation at wunc.org/give.
Ahead of an encore presentation of the episode "Pauli's Power," we hear about parallels between the experiences of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and social justice activist Pauli Murray in their attempts to navigate equitable treatment by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
After you hear this episode, be sure to check out Pauli, a podcast about the power of one person to change what's possible for us all.