Five People of Color Named 2013 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2013
This morning, the MacArthur Founation named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows, commonly referred to as “Genius Grants,” and this year’s class includes five visionary artists and scholars of color. Photographer Carrie Mae Weems, playwright Tarell McCraney, choreographer Kyle Abraham, musician Vijay Iyer, and researcher Angela Duckworth have been named among this year’s winners.

Here’s more about each artist. Biographies and videos
are from the MacArthur Foundation.