Pulitzer winner Michael Paul Williams to speak at VUU scholarship event
12/9/2021, 6 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Virginia Union University alumnus Michael Paul Williams will speak at the annual VUU National Alumni Association Scholarship and Awards Luncheon hosted by the John W. Barco Alumni Chapter 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.
The event will be held virtually this year, with the Zoom link forwarded to those who purchase tickets.
Mr. Williams, the first Black columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, won journalism’s highest prize, the Pulitzer, for commentary earlier this year for a series of columns on the removal of the Confederate monuments in Richmond in the wake of the Minneapolis Police murder of George Floyd in May 2000 and social justice protests in Richmond and across the globe.
Tickets are $50 and benefit the alumni group’s student scholarship fund.