Diane McWhorter is the author of Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the
Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution (Simon & Schuster), which won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, and a young-adult history of the Movement, A Dream of Freedom
The Informant and Son of the Rough South examine the dynamics of moral choice through the lens of the civil rights movement.
Why should anyone have been surprised that the senator who led the
Republican Party of 2002 paid homage to the States Rights Party of 1948?
Those Dixiecrats fatally extolled by Trent Lott at th