It appears the saga between the acclaimed journalist and southern university has come to an end.
The theme for the evening is "Truth Is Power."
The Night One Awards Pre-Show was live-streamed on YouTube and other platforms and awarded literature and media categories.
"To be denied it and to only have that vote occur on the last possible day, after threat of legal action, after weeks of protest, after it became a national scandal…
In a 9-4 vote, the UNC trustees approved the standard, tenured status for an academic professional assuming the role of department chair.
The author and '1619 Project' creator was initially slated to begin her position on July 1.
Although the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's candidacy has been resubmitted, Hannah-Jones and her legal counsel are considering a discrimination lawsuit.