Rebecca Walker Biography (1969-)

Born November 17, 1969, in Jackson, MS; daughter of Alice Walker (a writer).Career: Actress, activist, writer, and editor. Ms. magazine, contributing editor, 1989-; Third Wave Direct Action Corporation, New York City, founder (with Shannon Liss), 1992; Kokobar, Brooklyn, NY, owner, 1996; WGBH, Boston, MA, and KRON, San Francisco, CA, television host and reporter. Awards, Honors: Pickens Prize, Yale University, 1992, for excellence in African-American scholarship; Feminist of the Year Award, Fund for Feminist Majority, 1992; Paz y Justicia Award, Vanguard Foundation; California Abortion Rights Action League Champion of Choice Award; Kingsborough Community CollegeWomen of Distinction Award; named one of the "fifty future leaders of America," Time magazine. Addresses: Agent: Wendy Weil, 232 Madison Ave., Suite 1100, New York, NY 10021.

Actress, activist, writer, editor
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November 17, 1969
Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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