My national public radio series, “Rethinking Religion: Harlem Renaissance–Music, Religion and the Politics of Race” (from Columbia University’s Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life) has won the prestigious Religion Communicators Council 2013 Wilbur Award for Best Radio Series. The programs are in collaboration with Columbia University Professors Josef Sorett and Obery Hendricks. The award will be presented at an awards banquet, April 6th In indianapolis, Indiana. The Religion Communicators Council has presented Wilbur Awards annually since 1949. Juries of media professionals, coordinated by council members across the country, evaluate submissions on content, creativity, impact, and excellence.  The award is named for the late Marvin C. Wilbur, a pioneer in religious public relations, longtime RCC executive director and former Presbyterian Church executive. Please listen to the programs online on this link, on the Columbia University website.  Scroll down to play. Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life Co-Directors: Mark C. Taylor, Alfred Stepan, Karen Barkey Executive Producer and Host, Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. Producer: Jim Luce, LuceGroup Associate Producer: Genevieve Luce Managing Editor: Emily Brennan Writer: Sally Placksin Engineer: Duke Marcos IRCPL Production Assistants: Chelsea Ebin, Joe Blankholm