4 Black People Receive the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

September 18, 2014   // 0 Comments

  By: Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele       -theroot.com Four black Americans will be among those receiving a no-strings-attached, $625,000 stipend—paid out in installments over the next five years—to keep doing what they do best: being geniuses. That’s right, the MacArthur Foundation named 21 “extraordinarily creative people” as the 2014 recipients of its annual MacArthur Fellows...

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