The Pulitzer Prize Board announced Friday Frazier would receive a special citation "for courageously recording the murder of George Floyd a video that spurred protests against police brutality around the world, highlighting the crucial role of citizens in journalists' quest for truth and justice."

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Aretha Franklin was posthumously honored with a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation.

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Colson Whitehead won in fiction; Lynn Nottage in drama and Tyehimba Jess in poetry. Hisham Matar, who is of Libyan descent, won for biography or autobiography.


"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."

President Barack Obama will be leaving office on a high note. According to a new CNN/ORC poll, his approval rating has increased amongst Americans. For the first time in nearly two years, more people say they look at President Obama in a positive light. Forty-eight percent of Americans believe he’s doing a good job, while […]