January 26, 2011 10:09AM
Eugene Robinson is an Associate Editor and twice-weekly columnist for The Washington Post.
In a 30-year career at The Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter, city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign editor, and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper‚s award-winning Style section. In 2005, he started writing a column for the Op-Ed page. He is the author of “Coal to Cream: A Black Man‚s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race” (1999) and “Last Dance in Havana” (2004).
Robinson is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and has received numerous journalism awards.
In 2009, Robinson won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. Judges complimented Robinson’s “eloquent columns on the 2008 presidential campaign that focus on the election of the first African-American president, showcasing graceful writing and grasp of the larger historic picture.”