Diane McWhorter
Diane McWhorter

Diane McWhorter is the author of Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama—The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution and a young-adult history of the movement, A Dream of Freedom.

Oct. 17 2008 7:07 PMA Legacy of ResentmentAre McCain and Palin Wallace's heirs?
Oct. 25 2005 7:48 PMRosa ParksThe story behind her sitting down.
March 4 2004 6:43 PMDangerous MindsWilliam F. Buckley soft-pedals the legacy of journalist Westbrook Pegler in The New Yorker.
Nov. 28 2006 6:29 PMThe N-WordUnmentionable lessons of the midterm aftermath.
Nov. 5 2004 5:51 PMWhy Americans Hate Democrats—A DialogueMorality is the new "race."
July 1 2003 3:11 PMStrom's SkeletonThe late segregationist's black daughter.
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Aug. 4 2015 11:26 AM “If We Launch a Gay Section, Will You Write for It?” How I covered the battle for marriage equality, from Windsor to Obergefell.
  Health & Science
Aug. 4 2015 1:05 PM Euphoria Is the Word Archaeologists weren’t sure people would care about four bodies unearthed at Jamestown.