This Week in Leadership: Perspectives on the intersection of LGBT, race & politics in the US today
Perspectives on the intersection of LGBT, race & politics in the US today
Join us for a live broadcast of This Week in Leadership: Perspectives on the intersection of LGBT, race & politics in the US today
Thursday, May 14th | 12pm EDT
Out Leadership to host a discussion around the intersection of LGBT, race and politics in the US today with special guest Jonathan Capehart of The Washington Post.
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Special Guest • Jonathan Capehart — Opinion writer focusing on the intersection of social and cultural issues and politics at The Washington Post
Opinion writer The Washington Post
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jonathan Capehart is a member of The Washington Post Editorial Board, writes about politics and social issues and hosts the “Cape Up” podcast. He is also an MSNBC Contributor, who regularly serves as a substitute anchor, and has served as a guest host on “Midday on WNYC” on New York Public Radio. Capehart is a regular moderator of panels at the Aspen Ideas Festival and for the Aspen Institute, the Center for American Progress and at the Atlantic Dialogues conference and the Brussels Forum of the German Marshall Fund. He has also moderated sessions at the Atlantic’s Washington Ideas Forum and for the Connecticut Forum. Capehart was deputy editorial page editor of the New York Daily News from 2002 to 2004 and served on that paper’s editorial board from 1993 to 2000. In 1999, his 16-month editorial campaign to save the famed Apollo Theatre in Harlem earned him and the board the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. Capehart left the Daily News in July 2000 to become the national affairs columnist at Bloomberg News and took a leave from this position in February 2001 to serve as a policy adviser to Michael Bloomberg in his first successful campaign for New York City mayor.
Education: Carleton College, BA in Political Science.
Honors & Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing. 1999. Series of New York Daily News editorials on the mismanagement of the Apollo Theater in Harlem.