June 11, 2020

The Washington Post is Advancing Resource for Advancing Peace in America

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Wesley Lowery
Washington, D.C.
National correspondent covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policyEducation: Ohio University, BS in journalismWesley Lowery is a Pulitzer Prize-winning national correspondent covering law enforcement, race and justice for The Washington Post and an on-air
contributor for CNN. He has been the paper’s lead reporter covering police shootings and the Black Lives Matter protest movement. His work has also appeared in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and Sports Illustrated. His first book, the New York Times bestseller “They Can’t Kill Us All,” was awarded the 2017 Christopher Isherwood prize for autobiographical prose by the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.Honors & Awards:
  • Pulitzer Prize for national reporting, 2016
  • George Polk Award for national reporting, 2016
  • Emerging Journalist of the Year, National Association of Black Journalists, 2014
Professional Affiliations: National Association of Black Journalists, Ida B. Wells Society