pulitzer prize

Accomplished civil rights journalist John Herbers (49C) had just one college professor who suggested that racial oppression in the South might be worth examining. It wasn’t on the minds of his history or sociology professors, who brushed over the hints ...

A farmer cast his vote for the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary in 1948 — nothing out of the ordinary, except for the color of his skin. Because he was black, Isaiah Nixon was shot three times in front of his ...

When it comes to confronting hate speech in public spaces, Americans often discount productive conversation, according to U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. “We’re blurring that commitment to free speech with our decision about how to relate to hate speech,” ...