Gary Younge, Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute, is an award-winning columnist for the Guardian and The Nation and an acclaimed author. His most recent book is Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives which won the J. Anthony Lukas Prize. In 2018 he was awarded feature writer of the year at the Society of Editors Press Awards in Britain for his articles about white America and knife crime in Britain.
In 2009 he won the British James Cameron award for his coverage of the 2008 presidential election. His previous books include The Speech: The Story Behing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream, 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 three honorary degrees from British universities.
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