Dr. Danielle Allen

Dr. Danielle Allen


Political Theorist • Public Intellectual • Cultural Commentator
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Paul Beatty


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Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch


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Ana Castillo


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Dr. Matthew Desmond

Dr. Matthew Desmond


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Esi Edugyan


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Dr. Allyson Hobbs

Dr. Allyson Hobbs


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Mitchell S. Jackson

Mitchell S. Jackson


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Gish Jen

Gish Jen


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Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones


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Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman


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Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid


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Lisa Ko


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Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz


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The Lacks Family


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Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami


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Kiese Laymon


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Dr. Lerone A. Martin

Dr. Lerone A. Martin


Historian • Religious Scholar • Cultural Commentator
Ayana Mathis

Ayana Mathis


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Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller


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Dr. Imani Perry

Dr. Imani Perry


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Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult


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Eli Saslow

Eli Saslow


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Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot


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Jesmyn Ward


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Dr. Ellen Wu

Dr. Ellen Wu


Historian • Author • Cultural Commentator