This year's honorees include Daniela Vargas, Anna Deavere Smith, Heather Ann Thompson, and Sonia Kennebeck.
The inaugural lecture will be delivered by Bill McKibben on November 10 in New York City.
The Masur Fellowship committee is pleased to announce that Samantha Jackson and Amber Lara are the 2016 co-recipients of the Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties.
The pioneering human rights lawyer — a former Nation Institute Board member — fought for justice from Attica to Guantanamo.
This year's winners included Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Jamie Kalven, Jill Leovy, and Joshua Oppenheimer.
This year's Ridenhour Prizes will be awarded to Flint pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, journalist Jamie Kalven, author Jill Leovy, and Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary The Look of Silence.
Puffin/Nation Prize winner Rev. William J. Barber II offers a personal meditation for 2016.