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Nikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC’s tenure offer for position at Howard University

NBC News

By Wilson Wong

July 6, 2021

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has turned down a tenure offer from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will instead accept a faculty position at Howard University, the historically Black institution in Washington, D.C.

She made the announcement Tuesday in an interview on “CBS This Morning,” telling host Gayle King that she “decided to decline the offer of tenure” from UNC, her alma mater.

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