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 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]