Eugene Robinson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who spent much of his career at the Washington Post, has been selected to receive the 2014 Brandeis Medal from the University of Louisville School of Law. The medal is the law school’s highest award and is given to individuals who have a commitment to social justice. Robinson will receive the award on April 9.
Robinson received the Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the 2008 presidential election campaign. He is the author of Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America (Doubleday, 2010).