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Left of Black with Diane McWhorter
Left of Black with Diane McWhorter
Published: 2013/10/29
Channel: John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University
'Selma' Q&A with Diane McWhorter
Published: 2016/05/24
Channel: University of Arizona School of Journalism
Bookmark with Don Noble:  Diane McWhorter
Bookmark with Don Noble: Diane McWhorter
Published: 2016/08/01
Channel: Bookmark with Don Noble
Women to Women: Diane McWhorter, "A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968"
Women to Women: Diane McWhorter, "A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968"
Published: 2011/06/09
Channel: cunytv75
Diane McWhorter Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 1
Diane McWhorter Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 1
Published: 2012/01/21
Channel: Birmingham Rotaract Club
Diane McWhorter Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 3
Diane McWhorter Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 3
Published: 2012/01/21
Channel: Birmingham Rotaract Club
Diane McWhorter Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 2
Diane McWhorter Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 2
Published: 2012/01/21
Channel: Birmingham Rotaract Club
Did you know ...? # PART 3993
Did you know ...? # PART 3993
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: Did you know...
Bullfrog Films presents...OUR MOCKINGBIRD
Bullfrog Films presents...OUR MOCKINGBIRD
Published: 2016/10/25
Channel: Bullfrog Films
J. McWhorter: Civil Rights & Movements Of The Sixties
J. McWhorter: Civil Rights & Movements Of The Sixties
Published: 2008/06/29
Channel: MovementMaterial
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Published: 2017/05/02
Channel: Sacula Makala
mcwhorter home 2004
mcwhorter home 2004
Published: 2011/04/22
Channel: jimsavage1852
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Published: 2017/04/03
Channel: pastaa
Writers and Scholars Roundtable on Civil Rights
Writers and Scholars Roundtable on Civil Rights
Published: 2015/07/17
Channel: US National Archives
It Is Well with My Soul-Kayla Harrod McWhorter on piano, Wesley Gordon on organ
It Is Well with My Soul-Kayla Harrod McWhorter on piano, Wesley Gordon on organ
Published: 2014/12/30
Channel: Wesley Gordon
D McWhorter TJ
D McWhorter TJ
Published: 2011/03/24
Channel: CoachRK1
The Monuments Men: Rescuing Art from the Nazis
The Monuments Men: Rescuing Art from the Nazis
Published: 2017/01/10
Channel: Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics
Birmingham, Alabama The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution 2001
Birmingham, Alabama The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution 2001
Published: 2017/03/20
Channel: Andrew Jones
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Published: 2017/07/07
Channel: Ceddes Nahuns
Our Mockingbird: Film Screening and Discussion
Our Mockingbird: Film Screening and Discussion
Published: 2015/05/21
Channel: houstoninst
Livin
Livin' Inside Out
Published: 2016/08/07
Channel: Jim Pharr
Racial and Religious Healing: CMM
Racial and Religious Healing: CMM's 47th Annual Meeting Panel
Published: 2013/05/06
Channel: CMMInterfaith
Lonie
Lonie's Recital
Published: 2013/05/20
Channel: The Howards
Lonie singing Let it Go from Frozen by Lopez
Lonie singing Let it Go from Frozen by Lopez
Published: 2014/05/11
Channel: The Howards
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Published: 2017/06/01
Channel: berlaluu
BTV: Jonathan Rieder, "Gospel of Freedom"
BTV: Jonathan Rieder, "Gospel of Freedom"
Published: 2013/05/13
Channel: BookTV
The Midnight Ocean with Patricia Boyer
The Midnight Ocean with Patricia Boyer
Published: 2016/08/25
Channel: The Midnight Ocean
Rev. Marvin McWhorter - Pastor of Johnson Chapel MBC Shannon, MS
Rev. Marvin McWhorter - Pastor of Johnson Chapel MBC Shannon, MS
Published: 2015/08/31
Channel: Calvary Baptist of Okolona, MS
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Carry Me Home by Diane McWhorter
Published: 2017/05/03
Channel: Getaw Yatere
In Memory of James McWhorter
In Memory of James McWhorter
Published: 2016/09/19
Channel: brian hurst
The Blood of Emmett Till audiobook & book online pdf
The Blood of Emmett Till audiobook & book online pdf
Published: 2017/07/10
Channel: Joel James
The Blood of Emmett Till audiobook full & book pdf
The Blood of Emmett Till audiobook full & book pdf
Published: 2017/07/14
Channel: Jerry Hubbard
S.L.U.G. Queen Bulbus Slimebledore @ the 2015 Jell-O Art Show
S.L.U.G. Queen Bulbus Slimebledore @ the 2015 Jell-O Art Show
Published: 2015/04/08
Channel: art2liv4
Frye Gaillard - 2012 University of Alabama Clarence Cason Award for Nonfiction Writing
Frye Gaillard - 2012 University of Alabama Clarence Cason Award for Nonfiction Writing
Published: 2012/12/12
Channel: Max Shores
Diane and Mark talk about their experiences
Diane and Mark talk about their experiences
Published: 2014/11/03
Channel: Filming Aboriginal Tourism
2015 Revival Sermon - Rev. Marvin McWhorter
2015 Revival Sermon - Rev. Marvin McWhorter
Published: 2015/08/31
Channel: Calvary Baptist of Okolona, MS
Rock Of Ages-Kayla Harrod McWhorter on piano, Wesley Gordon on organ
Rock Of Ages-Kayla Harrod McWhorter on piano, Wesley Gordon on organ
Published: 2015/01/11
Channel: Wesley Gordon
Learning a foreign language revealed a world I never knew existed
Learning a foreign language revealed a world I never knew existed
Published: 2016/12/08
Channel: PBS NewsHour
Meg McWhorter singing
Meg McWhorter singing 'Perfect'
Published: 2012/10/23
Channel: Bound for Broadway
You
You're In My Way
Published: 2008/04/01
Channel: Craig McWhorter
Stuffed Salmon Fillets
Stuffed Salmon Fillets
Published: 2017/03/02
Channel: Escoffier Online
African Mud Hut People
African Mud Hut People
Published: 2016/08/12
Channel: Paul McWhorter
Amazing Grace Piano/Organ Duet - (Kayla Harrod McWhorter - Piano & Wesley Gordon - Organ)
Amazing Grace Piano/Organ Duet - (Kayla Harrod McWhorter - Piano & Wesley Gordon - Organ)
Published: 2014/12/16
Channel: Wesley Gordon
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I'm Not Tired Yet - Sis. Diane Cunningham
Published: 2014/07/17
Channel: newmountolivepbc
Dr. John McWhorter Lecture—04/22/2015
Dr. John McWhorter Lecture—04/22/2015
Published: 2015/12/09
Channel: TESOL/AL Web Journal
A Piano Trio in Four Dances by Paul Safar
A Piano Trio in Four Dances by Paul Safar
Published: 2012/03/15
Channel: drmikehsu
Evolutionary Biology, Cosmology, Cognition, and Computer Science: The New Humanists (2003)
Evolutionary Biology, Cosmology, Cognition, and Computer Science: The New Humanists (2003)
Published: 2013/09/16
Channel: Way Back
Class of 1967 Video Interview of Murrah Teacher  Mary Jane Ray Ridgway
Class of 1967 Video Interview of Murrah Teacher Mary Jane Ray Ridgway
Published: 2017/05/04
Channel: Murrah Class of 1967
Fairfield Arts Association Canvas Exhibit Awards Celebration 2015
Fairfield Arts Association Canvas Exhibit Awards Celebration 2015
Published: 2015/01/27
Channel: Werner Elmker
Amazing Grace for 2 Pianos & Organ - Diane Bish
Amazing Grace for 2 Pianos & Organ - Diane Bish
Published: 2015/12/30
Channel: bishfan
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Rebecca Diane McWhorter is an American journalist, commentator and author who has written extensively about race and the history of civil rights. She won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize in 2002 for Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution (Simon & Schuster, 2001; reprinted with a new afterword, 2013).

Early life and education[edit]

McWhorter is from Birmingham, Alabama, where she attended the Brooke Hill School. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1974.[1]

Career[edit]

External video
Booknotes interview with McWhorter on Carry Me Home, May 27, 2001, C-SPAN

McWhorter has written extensively on race and the struggle for civil rights in the US. In 2002 she was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize for Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution.[2][3] She is also the author of A Dream of Freedom, a young adult history of the civil rights movement (Scholastic, 2004).[4] She is a long-time contributor to The New York Times and has written for the op-ed page of USA Today and for Slate, Harper's, Smithsonian, among other publications.[1] She is a member of the Board of Contributors for USA Today’s Forum Page, part of the newspaper’s Opinion section, and has been managing editor of Boston magazine.[5]

She has been a Holtzbrinck Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, Germany, a Guggenheim Fellow, a resident scholar at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, and a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study[5] and at the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University.[6] In 2015 she was one of the recipients in the first year of the National Endowment for the Humanities' Public Scholar program to underwrite the production of general-readership non-fiction books by scholars.[7] She is a member of the Society of American Historians. She is working on Moon over Alabama, a study of Wernher von Braun and the US space program in Alabama.[6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

She married Richard Dean Rosen in 1987; they have two children.[9][10]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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