Gary Younge, Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute, is an award-winning columnist for the Guardian and The Nation and an acclaimed author. In 2009 he won the British James Cameron award for his coverage of the 2008 presidential election. His most recent book is The Speech: The Story Behing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream. His previous books include Who Are We — and Should it Matter in the 21st Century?, Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States, and No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey Through the American South. Formerly the Belle Zeller visiting professor of public policy and social administration at Brooklyn College, CUNY, he has two honorary degrees from British universities.
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