Month: September 2015

This Year, One Third of “Genius Grants” Recipients Are People Of Color

Click here to see the complete list of fellows at the MacArthur Foundation website.

Joining a class of folks that includes the late Octavia Butler, Ta-Nehisi Coates is only one of the many people of color recently awarded a coveted MacArthur Foundation grant. (Awardees include everyone from a puppetry director to an inorganic chemist.)

But here’s a video:

Chiwetel Ejiofor On The Cause in Africa That’s Near And Dear To His Heart

Click to read Brennan Williams’s article at The Huffington Post – Black Voices.

Known best for his role in 12 Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor has also appeared in genre films The Martian and Z For Zachariah. Ejiofor will also be in Doctor Strange, which is in pre-production.

"The Martian" World PremierePhoto source: Wikimedia Commons

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