Podcast: Stephen Usery Interviews Isabel Wilkerson

  • March 8, 2011

Stephen Usery interviews the author of "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration."


Stephen Usery interviews Isabel Wilkerson about her critically-acclaimed and commercially- successful first book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wilkerson contends that the movement of African-Americans from the South to other parts of the United States from World War I to the early 1970s is one of the most under-reported stories in our country’s history. She follows the lives of three people examining the different social and economic reasons for leaving the South and Jim Crow behind.

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