Oct 18, 2021 - Podcasts

Investigating newspapers’ role in racist violence

Today marks the beginning of a student journalism project that investigates the role American newspapers played in promoting lynchings and other racist violence from Reconstruction through the 1960s. 

Axios Re:Cap talks with Washington Post writer and associate professor of journalism at the University of Maryland DeNeen Brown on working with the students and her reporting on the 1921 Tulsa massacre that inspired the project.

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