The Race Beat

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The Race Beat
The Race Beat (book cover).jpg
Author Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Knopf
Publication date
October 31, 2006
Pages 528
ISBN 0-679-40381-7 (hardcover)
OCLC 66393706

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book written in 2006 by journalists Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff. The book is about the African-American Civil Rights Movement in the United States, specifically about the role of newspapers and television. "Race Beat" refers to reporters whose beat reporting covered issues of race.[1]

The book received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for History.[2]