Hank Klibanoff is a veteran journalist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a son of the South. Hank co-authored The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, which won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history. A native of Alabama, Hank was a reporter and editor for more than 35 years at Mississippi newspapers, The Boston Globe and The Philadelphia Inquirer before serving as managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Hank is currently a professor at Emory University, where he directs the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project.
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