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Isabel Wilkerson - APA Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker

APA is pleased to announce that Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer-Prize winner and critically acclaimed author will deliver the keynote address at the Annual Meeting Opening Session on May 1.

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Her keynote address topic will be "Our Racial Moment of Truth". Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the unseen hierarchies that have divided us as a nation, in order to find a way to transcend them. She is the author of The New York Times bestsellers The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.

A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the unseen hierarchies that have divided us as a nation, in order to find a way to transcend them. She draws a direct link between the leaderless revolution known as the Great Migration and the protest movements for social justice today, both of them responses to unacknowledged and unaddressed history.

Wilkerson won the Pulitzer Prize for her work as Chicago Bureau Chief of The New York Times in 1994, making her the first Black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African-American to win for individual reporting in the history of American journalism.

Opening Session
  • Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. EST
  • Recording of this event is not permitted.

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