Meet Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author of "The Warmth of Other Suns"

May 26, 2015

The John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation here in Tulsa will present its 2015 Symposium on Reconciliation next week, from May 26th through the 29th, and the theme for this year's gathering is "The Media and Reconciliation." Our guest on StudioTulsa will give an address at this symposium; Isabel Wilkerson -- who won a Pulitzer Prize for her work as Chicago Bureau Chief of The New York Times, and whose bestselling nonfiction account, "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration," won the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the 2011 Heartland Prize for Nonfiction, the 2011 Lynton History Prize from Harvard and Columbia Universities, and other honors -- will speak on Wednesday the 27th at 6:30pm at the Lorton Performance Center on the University of Tulsa campus. You can learn more about the 2015 Symposium on Reconciliation here, and more about Wilkerson and her work at this link.