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Poet's Genius Grant Paid Forward

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Amy Clampitt used her award money to buy a house in Stockbridge, Mass., where today rising poets can have six- to 12-month tuition-free residencies.
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Black Woman Researching Racial Bias In Criminal Justice Wins Prestigious ‘Genius Grant’

CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” 603 more words

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Black Woman Researching Racial Bias In Criminal Justice Wins Prestigious ‘Genius Grant’

CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” 603 more words

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New ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Alison Bechdel to Write New Graphic Memoir - NYTimes.com

New ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Alison Bechdel to Write New Graphic Memoir – NYTimes.com.

“The cartoonist and graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel was in a castle in Umbria as part of an artist’s residency in Italy when she learned that she had been selected as one of… 27 more words

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Black Woman Researching Racial Bias In Criminal Justice Wins Prestigious ‘Genius Grant’

CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” 604 more words

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Black Woman Researching Racial Bias In Criminal Justice Wins Prestigious ‘Genius Grant’

CHICAGO (AP) — A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants.” 603 more words

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Penn Researcher Wins MacArthur Foundation 'Genius Grant'

By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A researcher from the University of Pennsylvania was among 21 people awarded a prestigious grant Wednesday.

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