The HistoryMakers video oral history with Wayne Dawkins.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 41 min., 41 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Dawkins, Wayne -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Wayne Dawkins
Wayne Dawkins
Other authors / contributors:Dawkins, Wayne, interviewee.
Brock, Paul, 1932- interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Paul Brock, interviewer.
Recorded Atlanta, Georgia 2005 August 4.
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Summary:Journalist Wayne Dawkins was born on September 19, 1955, in New York City. As a child, Dawkins attended Benjamin Banneker Elementary and P.S. 176 before graduating from Bensonhurst's New Utrecht High School in 1973. In 1977, Dawkins graduated from Long Island University with his B.A. degree in journalism, and in 1980, he earned his M.S. degree from Columbia University School of Journalism. In 1981, Dawkins attended his first National Association of Black Journalists conference and several years later was appointed to the position of regional director. He established several of the organization's chapters, and in 1993, he published the book Black Journalists: The NABJ Story. He then became a full-time faculty member of Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. He was awarded the prestigious Columbia University Alumni Federation Medal in 2004, and the National Award for Excellence in Teaching from the American Journalism Historians Association in 2016.