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Keith Harriston

Keith Harriston is the co-author of the revealing book, SayTheir Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America, with Curtis Bunn, Keith Harriston, Nick Charles and Michael H. Cottman. New York Times bestselling author Nathan McCall said of Say Their Names: “This book tracks the fascinating evolution of one of the world’s most powerful movements and highlights the crushing racism that has made that movement so utterly necessary. Say Their Names is a timely, deeply engaging read.” Patrice, Curtis and Keith will discuss their book at the NBCC.
Keith is a writer based in Washington, D.C., who worked for 23 years as a senior newsroom manager, department editor, investigative reporter, and beat reporter covering public safety policy at The Washington Post. As a reporter at The Post, Harriston twice was a nominated finalist by the Pulitzer Prize Board. Since leaving The Post, Harriston has taught journalism at American University, Howard University, and George Washington University, where he currently is a professorial lecturer in journalism. 

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