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Cultural appropriation: It's about more than pho and sombreros
College students in blackface. A white chef telling people how to eat Vietnamese pho. Students of color who consider bad sushi in the...
Cultural appropriation: It's about more than pho and sombreros

The List: Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover and paperback) for the week

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Poet Claudia Rankine says of her MacArthur, 'the prize is being given to the subject' of race in America

Poet Claudia Rankine was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship grant for her work that engages with contemporary American culture, particularly issues of race. Her...
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Sarah Stillman will use her MacArthur to support her long-form journalism

Sarah Stillman has been named a MacArthur Foundation fellow for her long-form investigative journalism which explores issues of social justice in oft-overlooked...
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Maggie Nelson, new MacArthur fellow, says, 'You've just got to do what each book demands'

Maggie Nelson has been named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow for her work that blends frank autobiography with criticism and philosophy. A poet who leads the...
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