A Conversation + Book Signing with Trailblazer Wanda Lloyd

Saturday, March 14, 2020
The Gantt Center is proud to announce a special conversation and book signing with writer Wanda Lloyd. Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism is a riveting story of her journey as a young girl growing up in the 1950s and 60s in Savannah, Georgia, and her eventual rise to executive editor at the Montgomery Advertiser. Among other roles, she served as managing editor at South Carolina’s Greenville News, founded the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute on Vanderbilt University’s campus, and led the department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Savannah State University.

Lloyd used her experience and hardships to blaze a new trail, making sure to highlight stories that reflected diverse perspectives. On Saturday, March 14, guests will delve deeper into her incredible story of perseverance and leadership in action. The afternoon will end with a signing of her newly released book, Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism, available for purchase in the Gantt Museum Store.

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