Author: Isabel Wilkerson
Isabel Wilkerson is an American journalist and author. She was born on May 14, 1961, in Washington, D.C. Wilkerson is best known for her book "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration," published in 2010. The book explores the decades-long migration of Black Americans from the South to the North and West during the 20th century. "The Warmth of Other Suns" received critical acclaim and won numerous awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. It is considered a seminal work that sheds light on the experiences of Black Americans during this transformative period of American history. Wilkerson's writing often explores themes of race, identity, and social justice. She is a former national correspondent for The New York Times and has received many accolades for her work as a journalist. Today, Isabel Wilkerson continues to write and speak on issues related to race and inequality in America.