2011 Niagara University Honoree Isabel Wilkerson Receives National Humanities Medal

In Announcements, by , on September 23rd, 2016

Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was presented with an honorary doctor of humane letters during Niagara University’s 2011 undergraduate commencement ceremony, has been awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal.

Wilkerson was one of 12 distinguished honorees chosen by President Barack Obama for receipt of the 2015 National Humanities Medals in conjunction with the National Medal of Arts. She accepted the honor during a ceremony held yesterday at the White House.

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