#2423 Overall Influence

Alice Walker

American author and activist


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From Wikipedia

Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she became the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, which she was awarded for her novel The Color Purple. Over the span of her career, Walker has published seventeen novels and short story collections, twelve non-fiction works, and collections of essays and poetry.

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Wellesley College

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

Sarah Lawrence College

Private liberal arts college in the United States

Spelman College

Historically Black women's college in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Russell Sage College

Women's college located in Troy, New York, USA

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How’s this person influential?
#686 World Rank