Two Blacks named MacArthur Foundation fellows

June 1998
Jet;06/22/98, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p8
Reports that two Blacks, Ishmael Reed, a novelist, essayist and poet, and Charles Johnson, novelist, cartoonist and screenwriter, were among the persons who received MacArthur Fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Information on Reed and Johnson; Number of fellows named since the inception of the program in 1981; Estimated amount of money the foundation invested in the Fellows Program.


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