Hooomg, Brooke Allen is SO COOL. She made the art of Lumberjanes what it is today and that comic is top quality. I saw her on an LGBTQ issues panel at Heroescon2016 and she was just so charming. I wanna support her and her work, so I'm going to make a point to buy her stuff!
Bryan Stevenson, who founded and runs the Equal Justice Initiative, outside the former courthouse where the 1910 lynching of Allen Brooks, a black man, began in Dallas. Photograph: Brandon Thibodeaux/New York Times
On May 1950 Gwendolyn Brooks, poet, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for "Annie Allen" (her Collection of Poetry). She became the First African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize. I met the Illinois Poet Laureate in the mid Such a humble beautiful person!