Isabel Wilkerson

Audra McDonald smiles in black dress next to President Barack Obama in black suit with grey tie

Audra McDonald, Sandra Cisneros Among National Medals of Arts and Humanities Awardees of Color

President Barack Obama awarded the medals to numerous arts and humanities luminaries during a ceremony at the White House. 

Black letters on a red background read "The Fire This Time."

QUOTABLE: 3 Important Passages From New Book 'The Fire This Time'

Jesmyn Ward’s “The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race” hit bookshelves earlier this month. Here are three passages you must read even before you buy your own copy.

Watch Live: Isabel Wilkerson, Patricia Williams Talk Race in America

Panel also features Mychal Denzel Smith and Darryl Pinckney.

If You Care About Immigrant Rights, Learn Black America's History Too

This month, our Drop the I-Word campaign is urging immigrants and their advocates to join a virtual book club discussing Isabel Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns.”

Isabel Wilkerson Talks About Generations of Black Immigrants

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses her definitive new study of the Great Migration with ColorLines.