Alice Walker

What's special about Alice Walker?

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Alice Walker, author, has brought into the mainstream not only the African American experience and spirit, but a universal theme of caring for one's fellow man. She has won a Pulitzer Prize for her works, and has been a long time activist for human rights/civil rights. She was one of the first during of her era to enter into an interracial marriage and to live openly in Mississippi during the civil rights movement.