News and Events Archive

JWJI in the News

05/20/12:
The Chronicle | A Professor's Death Ripples Outward
 
11/05/11:
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education | Five Honored With James Weldon Johnson Medals
 
04/19/11:
GA VOICE | Emory receives 'historic' grant to study how black LGBT and civil rights movements intersect
 
03/18/11:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Poet Rita Dove Explores Creativity
 
02/18/11:
Grant renewal supports Johnson Institute's Visiting Scholars Program
 
11/20/09:
The Emory Wheel | 'The People Speak' and Emory Listens
 
11/16/09:
Voices of a People's History | The People Speak Live at Emory
 
11/04/09:
SaportaReport | Emory's Johnson awards reinforce Atlanta's stature as a center for human rights.
 
11/04/09:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
| James Weldon Johnson awards

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an online photo gallery on the James Weldon Johnson Institute medals recipients receiving their awards.
 
11/03/09:
USA Today | State briefs
Emory University will honor authors Alice Walker and Gloria Steinem, among others, during the annual James Weldon Johnson Medal ceremony on Wednesday. Other recipients include U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.: Myrlie Evers Williams, widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers; Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin and former Coca-Cola CEO E. Neville Isdell.
 
11/02/09:
Associated Press
| Emory to honor authors, civil rights leaders
Emory University will honor authors Alice Walker and Gloria Steinem, among others, during the annual James Weldon Johnson Medal ceremony this week.
 
10/28/09:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
| John Lewis, Gloria Steinem among Emory award-winners
Georgia Congressman John Lewis and women’s rights advocate Gloria Steinem will be among six people honored with James Weldon Johnson Medals by Emory University next week.
 
10/26/09:
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
| Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem among Emory award winners
Emory University will honor six notables for achievements in their field early next month. The James Weldon Johnson Medals honor the legacy of the writer and civil rights leader by awarding individuals who have achieved great heights in their chosen field.
 
04/20/09:
Creative Loafing | Alice Walker Sews and Tells