Wesley Lowery is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, award winning author and one of the nation's leading reporters on issues of race and justice. He led the team awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2016 for the creation and analysis of a real-time database to track fatal police shootings in the United States, and led the team that produced "Murder With Impunity", an unprecedented analysis of unsolved homicides in major American cities that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. His first book, They Can't Kill Us All, chronicled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. His forthcoming book, American Whitelash, examines the rise in white supremacist violence in the years since Barack Obama's election.
Panel from Democracy Summit:
The Mandate for Pro-Democracy Journalism
"Objectivity” we know, does not exist. What I, and others, have advocated for is a values-based journalism that prioritizes rigor, fairness and clarity." -Source
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