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Voices for Justice Featuring Isabel Wilkerson
Pulitzer-prize winning author and journalist Isabel Wilkerson in conversation with Callie Crossley on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. This is the third and final event in the Cambridge Public Library Foundation's Voices for Justice series.

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May 11, 2021 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Isabel Wilkerson
Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, has become a leading figure in narrative nonfiction, an interpreter of the human condition, and an impassioned voice for demonstrating how history can help us understand ourselves, our country, and our current era of upheaval. Through her writing, Wilkerson brings the invisible and the marginalized into the light and into our hearts. Through her lectures, she explores with authority the need to reconcile America’s karmic inheritance and the origins of both our divisions and our shared commonality. Her debut work, The Warmth of Other Suns, won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heartland Prize for Nonfiction, the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Nonfiction, the Lynton History Prize from Harvard and Columbia universities, and the Stephen Ambrose Oral History Prize and was shortlisted for both the Pen-Galbraith Literary Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Her latest book is Caste: The Origins of Our
Callie Crossley
Callie Crossley is the Host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, which airs on GBH, 89.7 FM Sundays 6-7pm. Her Monday morning commentaries air on GBH’s Morning Edition (formerly WGBH) tackle wide-ranging subject matter—from the removal of Confederate statues, to the commercialization of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and COVID 19 racial and health disparities. In addition to UTR with Callie Crossley, she also hosts GBH’s TV program Basic Black, which focuses on current events concerning communities of color. And, she appears on GBH-TV’s Beat the Press, examining local and national media coverage A frequent commentator on television and radio, she is regularly quoted in the national media. A former producer for ABC News 20/20, Ms. Crossley is also a CIC Visiting Fellow (formerly Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow), guest lecturing at colleges and universities about media literacy, media and politics and the intersection of race, gender and media.