The UNC community will gather Saturday to celebrate the life of one of their own, Chuck Stone, a storied former Carolina professor of journalism and the co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Stone passed away on April 6.  During his time at UNC, he taught censorship and magazine writing from 1991 until his retirement in 2004.

Saturday’s ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. in the Carroll Hall auditorium on UNC’s campus. It is free and open to the public.

Speakers will include UNC Chancellor Carol Folt; Dean of UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication Susan King; and President of the NABJ Bob Butler.

Public parking is available in the Bell Tower Deck just off South Rd.

Seating is limited for the event, so it is encouraged that attendees register at

Click here to read more about Stone’s life.