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The Black Whale fundraiser to benefit The New Bedford Light
June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Please join us and help power The Light’s journalism.
Because of you, New Bedford has a community news source that informs readers about important issues and is free for all. Our supporters make it possible, so let’s celebrate with food, drink, and a great guest speaker.
Guest speaker: Emmy-winning journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
Charlayne Hunter-Gault began her career at The New Yorker, becoming the first Black reporter for the Talk of the Town section, then joined The New York Times, where she established the Harlem Bureau, the first of its kind. She eventually joined PBS NewsHour as its first substitute anchor and national correspondent. The author of five books, Hunter-Gault, lives in Florida and Martha’s Vineyard.