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Pulitzer Board Issues Special Citation to Darnella Frazier, the Teen Who Recorded George Floyd’s Murder
June 17, 2021
“For courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that spurred protests against police brutality around the world, highlighting the crucial role of citizens in journalists’ quest for truth and justice,” the Pulitzer Board wrote. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 18, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 18, 2020
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Toni Morrison was born in Lorain, OH 1931. ... read more »
Dr. William H Lee Dies
September 26, 2019
He was tireless in the fight for access and respect for Black journalists and relentless in championing for Blacks to have a seat at the proverbial table. ... read more »
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Suzan-Lori Parks – Pulitzer Prize-winner Talks About ‘Native Son’ and More
May 9, 2019
The First African American Woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize talks about her adaption of Richard Wrights' novel ‘Native Son’ (now playing on HBO), and more. ... read more »
Aretha Franklin Makes History with Posthumous Pulitzer Win
April 16, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is still getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T after death: The Queen of Soul received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor Monday, becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930. ... read more »
Arch Colson Whitehead
June 8, 2018
Arch Colson Whitehead on November 6, 1969, novelist Colson Whitehead spent his formative years in Manhattan, New York with his parents, Arch and Mary Anne Whitehead, who owned a recruiting firm, and three siblings. Of his childhood, he has said that he preferred reading science fiction and fantasy and watching horror films. ... read more »
Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project
August 10, 2017
Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950. The brilliant, award-winning Black poet, who wrote about life on Chicago’s South Side, had not paid her electric bill. ... read more »
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