Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of To the Mountaintop, is a journalist and foreign correspondent for NPR. In 1961, she was one of two black students to desegregate the University of Georgia. She later went on to win two Emmy awards and a Peabody award for her work with PBS's The NewsHour. She currently divides her time between South Africa and Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
To the Mountaintop
New York Times
A personal history of the civil rights movement from activist and acclaimed journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
On January 20, 2009, 1.8 million people crowded the grounds of the Capitol to...