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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
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
Bookmark with Don Noble:  Diane McWhorter
Bookmark with Don Noble: Diane McWhorter
Published: 2016/08/01
Channel: Bookmark with Don Noble
'Selma' Q&A with Diane McWhorter
Published: 2016/05/24
Channel: University of Arizona School of Journalism
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
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
Women to Women: Diane Ravitch, Research Professor, New York University
Women to Women: Diane Ravitch, Research Professor, New York University
Published: 2011/06/08
Channel: cunytv75
25 celebrities who speak another language?
25 celebrities who speak another language?
Published: 2017/05/30
Channel: Celebrities TV
Diane and Mark talk about their experiences
Diane and Mark talk about their experiences
Published: 2014/11/03
Channel: Filming Aboriginal Tourism
Staar_Video_McW
Staar_Video_McW
Published: 2016/05/06
Channel: Carrie Von Strohe
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
Faith of Our Fathers given by Elisabeth McWhorter
Faith of Our Fathers given by Elisabeth McWhorter
Published: 2013/11/08
Channel: Crown College
mcwhorter home 2004
mcwhorter home 2004
Published: 2011/04/22
Channel: jimsavage1852
PhD English Language and Applied Linguistics (distance learning)
PhD English Language and Applied Linguistics (distance learning)
Published: 2017/02/07
Channel: University of Birmingham
Writers and Scholars Roundtable on Civil Rights
Writers and Scholars Roundtable on Civil Rights
Published: 2015/07/17
Channel: US National Archives
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
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
Left of Black with Bakari Kitwana
Left of Black with Bakari Kitwana
Published: 2016/04/25
Channel: John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University
J. McWhorter: Civil Rights & Movements Of The Sixties
J. McWhorter: Civil Rights & Movements Of The Sixties
Published: 2008/06/29
Channel: MovementMaterial
Lonie
Lonie's Recital
Published: 2013/05/20
Channel: The Howards
Amazing Grace for 2 Pianos & Organ - Diane Bish
Amazing Grace for 2 Pianos & Organ - Diane Bish
Published: 2015/12/30
Channel: bishfan
Livin
Livin' Inside Out
Published: 2016/08/07
Channel: Jim Pharr
Our Mockingbird: Film Screening and Discussion
Our Mockingbird: Film Screening and Discussion
Published: 2015/05/21
Channel: houstoninst
Diane Derzis, Owner, Jackson Women
Diane Derzis, Owner, Jackson Women's Health Organization
Published: 2011/11/05
Channel: rlnave
BTV: Jonathan Rieder, "Gospel of Freedom"
BTV: Jonathan Rieder, "Gospel of Freedom"
Published: 2013/05/13
Channel: BookTV
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
Left of Black with Akinyele Umoja
Left of Black with Akinyele Umoja
Published: 2013/11/19
Channel: John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University
Bullfrog Films presents...OUR MOCKINGBIRD
Bullfrog Films presents...OUR MOCKINGBIRD
Published: 2016/10/25
Channel: Bullfrog Films
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
2015 Revival Sermon - Rev. Marvin McWhorter
2015 Revival Sermon - Rev. Marvin McWhorter
Published: 2015/08/31
Channel: Calvary Baptist of Okolona, MS
Racial and Religious Healing: CMM
Racial and Religious Healing: CMM's 47th Annual Meeting Panel
Published: 2013/05/06
Channel: CMMInterfaith
Dr. John McWhorter Lecture—04/22/2015
Dr. John McWhorter Lecture—04/22/2015
Published: 2015/12/09
Channel: TESOL/AL Web Journal
Women of the Civil Rights Movement
Women of the Civil Rights Movement
Published: 2011/10/02
Channel: Robin Hamilton
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
Stuffed Salmon Fillets
Stuffed Salmon Fillets
Published: 2017/03/02
Channel: Escoffier Online
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
In Memory of James McWhorter
In Memory of James McWhorter
Published: 2016/09/19
Channel: brian hurst
Did you know ...? # PART 3993
Did you know ...? # PART 3993
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: Did you know...
You
You're In My Way
Published: 2008/04/01
Channel: Craig McWhorter
[Wikipedia] Bill Hudson (photographer)
[Wikipedia] Bill Hudson (photographer)
Published: 2017/08/19
Channel: WikiTubia
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
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
Left of Black with Sharon Holland, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Marlon Ross, and Jack Halberstam.
Left of Black with Sharon Holland, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Marlon Ross, and Jack Halberstam.
Published: 2012/11/26
Channel: John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University
Mark Anthony Neal
Mark Anthony Neal
Published: 2014/07/30
Channel: Hiphop Archive
Remembering The Women of The Civil Rights Movement
Remembering The Women of The Civil Rights Movement
Published: 2013/02/04
Channel: Machinists Union
Stephen Black Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 2
Stephen Black Speaks to The Rotaract Club of Birmingham Part 2
Published: 2012/01/21
Channel: Birmingham Rotaract Club
Do our MPs deserve a 10% pay hike? #NolanLIVE
Do our MPs deserve a 10% pay hike? #NolanLIVE
Published: 2015/06/04
Channel: bbcNolan
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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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