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Three African Americans Named MacArthur Fellows

Three African Americans Named MacArthur Fellows

The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation has announced the selection of 24 individuals in this year’s class of MacArthur Fellows. Three are African Americans: Kyle Abraham, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and Carrie Mae Weems.

Dinaw Mengestu and Dylan C. Penningroth Win "Genius Awards"

Dinaw Mengestu and Dylan C. Penningroth Win “Genius Awards”

Among the 23 MacArthur Foundation Fellow this year are Ethiopian-born writer Dinaw Mengestu and Northwestern University historian Dylan C. Penningroth.

Two African-American Academics Win Genius Awards

Two African-American Academics Win Genius Awards

Tiya Miles and Roland Fryer are among the 22 winners of MacArthur Foundation Fellowships.