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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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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