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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Spelman College Student Deanna Hayden Works to Raise Literacy Rates with “House of Knowledge” Project

by Robin White Goode via blackenterprise.com It’s National Library Week, and at Spelman College a student is changing lives by…
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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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New ‘Wakanda Forever’ Comic Book Series to Introduce the Dora Milaje to Rest of Marvel Universe

via thegrio.com The Dora Milaje and their black girl magic are being turned into a comic book series thanks to the enormous…
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Jerrod Carmichael to Adapt Dapper Dan’s Upcoming Memoir for Sony Pictures

by Mia Galuppo via hollywoodreporter.com The life of Dapper Dan — the godfather of hip-hop fashion, who dressed everyone from LL…
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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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