On Thursday, March 3 beginning at 5:00 p.m., Sinclair will host an evening with Mr. Wil Haygood, nationally-renowned journalist and author of the article "A Butler Well Served by this Election," which became the inspiration for the award-winning motion picture "The Butler," directed by Lee Daniels. Mr. Haygood will speak about his life and career, followed by a Q&A session.
Afterward, join Mr. Haygood for a reception and book signing. Books will be available for purchase, and refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Complimentary parking is available in Lot C under Building 12.
5:00-6:15 p.m.: Presentation and Q&A
6:15-8:00 p.m.: Reception and Book Signing
About Wil Haygood
For nearly 30 years, Wil Haygood was a journalist who served as a national and foreign correspondent at the Boston Globe and Washington Post. He is also the author of seven books. Along with being a Pulitzer Prize finalist during his time at the Boston Globe, Mr. Haygood has received the Great Lakes Book Award, the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award, the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, and the Nonfiction Book of the Year Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association; he was also a finalist for the first ever PEN-ESPN Literary Sports Writing Award. Mr. Haygood is currently the Karl and Helen Wiepking Visiting Distinguished Professor in the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.