Eugene Robinson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, and commentator. He was born on March 12, 1954, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English.
Robinson started his career in journalism as a reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle in the late 1970s. He then went on to work for The Washington Post in 1980, where he held numerous positions, including foreign correspondent, city hall reporter, and South America bureau chief.
In 2009, Robinson won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for his columns on the 2008 presidential campaign and election of Barack Obama. He has also been a regular commentator on various news programs, including MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Robinson has authored several books, including Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race and Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America.
Robinson has used his platform as a journalist and commentator to shed light on important issues related to race, politics, and social justice. He has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump’s presidency and has called for a more equitable society. Additionally, his insightful commentary on race and American society has been widely read and influential in shaping public discourse.