Warmth named to Top Ten Works of Journalism of the Decade

The faculty of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, along with distinguished outside judges, has selected The ‘Top Ten Works of Journalism of the Decade in the United States.’ The honorees were selected from a list of 122 nominations. Warmth was #2 on the list after Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Case for Reparations.

Oprah Winfrey calls new Wilkerson book the ‘END ALL, BE ALL’

The new book Caste is to be released in early August. It examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and delineated how today’s society is still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. “It will change the way you see what is systemic in our country,” Oprah said.

New Wilkerson book, ‘Caste,’ to be published in August

“NEW YORK — Isabel Wilkerson’s first book since her Pulitzer Prize winning “The Warmth of Other Suns” is a years-long project that will explore what she calls the “unseen skeleton” of hierarchy in American life….”

New Isabel Wilkerson Book Coming Out in August

Warmth named one of TIME's 10 Best Nonfiction Books of the Decade

“In this epic yet intimate history, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson tells the story of one of the most significant migrations in American history — when millions of African-Americans left the South for the North, heading to cities like Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.”

Warmth inspires sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall

Isabel Wilkerson reads portions of The Warmth of Other Suns at a sold-out classical music concert performed and directed by Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran, as words and music join together in a powerful and deeply moving event.

Isabel Wilkerson urges Middlebury graduates toward radical empathy

Wilkerson delivers commencement address at Middlebury College and exhorts graduates to go beyond imagining how it would feel to walk in someone else’s shoes.

Isabel Wilkerson delivers Ted Talk on the Power of a Single Decision

Wilkerson takes to the TED stage to tell the story of the Great Migration, the outpouring of six million African Americans from the Jim Crow South to cities in the North and West between World War I and the 1970s.

Isabel Wilkerson appears on CBS’s Face the Nation

Wilkerson speaks on CBS’ “Face the Nation” with a panel that included J.D. Vance, Diane Guerrero, and Amani Al-Khatahtbeh.

Isabel Wilkerson interviewed by Krista Tippett on NPR’s “On Being”

Wilkerson sits down with Krista Tippett to discuss the spiritual connections between history and ourselves in our current era.

Isabel Wilkerson awarded the National Humanities Medal

Wilkerson was awarded the Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama “for championing the stories of an unsung history. Her masterful combination of intimate human narratives with broader societal trends allows us to measure the epic migration of a people by its vast impact on our Nation and on each individual life.”

Watch the White House ceremony: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76lBvdOUzWA&authuser=0