Dorothy Gilliam, the first black woman reporter at the Washington Post, participates in a conversation about her memoir, TRAILBLAZER: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America at Metropolitan AME Church, 1518 M Street, NW, Washington, D.C. This will be an intimate conversation between two Washington institutions in the field of journalism—Dorothy Gilliam and Colbert I. King, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for the Washington Post.

The Conversation, which is free and open to the public, will start at 6:30 p.m.. There will be Q and A from the audience and a book signing by Ms. Gilliam following the conversation. Come early—6 p.m.—for a brief reception and purchase your book before the lines form. Free validated parking at 1615 M Street, NW after 6 p.m..