Imani Perry

Imani Perry is the Hughes Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, and a scholar of law, literature, and cultural history. South to America: A Journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation was published in January of this year, and is her 7th book. Previous books include the award-winning titles: Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry and May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem. Perry is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and currently lives in the Philadelphia area with her two sons.