Front Page: John McWhorter Receives 2022 Merrill Award. We are delighted to announce that Professor John H. McWhorter is the recipient of ACTA’s 2022 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. Dr. McWhorter’s role as a scholar, teacher, editorialist, and social critic makes him one of the most important voices in contemporary American life.
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