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On February 7th, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie accepted the 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award from the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles, California.
Ms. Adichie was honored for "reframing the discourse on race, gender and identity". Dean Willow Bay of the USC Annenberg School noted that Ms. Adichie’s selection as the 2019 recipient was unanimous, citing her “singular voice and power to inspire”.
The Ev Rogers award has been presented since 2005 in honor of Everett M. Rogers, a former Associate Dean of the USC Annenberg School.
Ms. Adichie was introduced by award-winning actress and playwright Danai Gurira, best known for her roles as Okoye in the film Black Panther and Michonne in the show The Walking Dead.
Mic Crenshaw continues traveling with the Caravan: a transformative experience for everyone!
SALEM, Ore. - School boards across Oregon are urging lawmakers to invest more in education. From Hermiston to Klamath Falls to Tillamook, at least 28 boards have passed resolutions calling on the Legislature to make big increases in funding. State funding for schools is about 9 percent below the national average, and Oregon's graduation rate is 78 percent - second-worst in the nation. (contd.) Podcast and entire story available: https://www.newsservice.org/index.php
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