Science Fiction Author N.K. Jemisin Makes History at the Hugo Awards with 3rd win in a row for Best Novel

by Michael Schaub via latimes.com The winners of the Hugo Awards, considered some of the most prestigious science fiction and fantasy…
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Stephanie G. Adams Earns American Society for Engineering Education’s Harriet Tubman Award for 2018

by Lango Deen via blackengineer.com Stephanie G. Adams, Dean of the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology at Old…
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Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. Awarded the 2018 Creativity Laureate Prize

via jbhe.com Henry Louis Gates Jr., the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African &…
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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music for His Grammy-Winning Album ‘Damn’

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to the Los Angeles Times, Compton native and acclaimed hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar…
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Malachi Jones, 17, Wins Prestigious $10,000 Scholastic Art & Writing Award for 2018

by Robin White Goode via blackenterprise.com Malachi Jones, the 17-year-old wunderkind who is heading to Columbia University this fall, has been awarded…
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Jacqueline Woodson Wins $608,000 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, World’s Largest Children’s Literature Prize

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to latimes.com, acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for “Brown…
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Scholars Lorna Goodison, John Keene, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Suzan-Lori Parks to Receive $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes From Yale University

via jbhe.com The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University has announced the eight winners of this year’s…
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U.S. Congress Member Hakeem Jeffries Honors Female Hip-Hop Artists on House Floor for Women’s History Month

by Alanna Vagianos via huffingtonpost.com Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) brought down the House on Tuesday with a loving tribute to female…
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UMBC President Dr. Freeman Hrabowski to Receive American Council on Education’s Lifetime Achievement Award

by Liz Bowie via jbhe.com Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will receive the…
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CUNY Professor Patricia Smith Wins the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

via jbhe.com Patricia Smith, who teaches in the English department at the College of Staten Island of the City University…
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