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Teen Becomes First Black Rhodes Scholar in State of Mississippi

Ericka M. Wheeler became the first Black woman from Mississippi to claim the prestigious Rhodes…

Muhammad Ali, Nas, Eric Holder Among Honorees for W.E.B. DuBois Medal

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones are…

Scholar Ta-Nehisi Coates Up for National Book Award

"Between the World and Me," Ta-Nehisi Coates’ blunt and impassioned letter to his son about…