Hannah-jones Chooses Howard After N. Carolina Tenure Fight

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An investigative journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for her ground-breaking work on the bitter legacy of slavery in the U.S. announced Tuesday that she will not join the faculty at the University of North Carolina following an extended fight over tenure, and instead will accept a chaired professorship at Howard University. The dispute over whether North Carolina’s flagship public university would extend Nikole Hannah-Jones a lifetime faculty appointment has prompted weeks of outcry from within and beyond its Chapel Hill campus.

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