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  • Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

    Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN'-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that "confronts racism and examines diversity."
  • Maya Angelou play in development by Tavis Smiley, Kenny Leon

    In the nearly 30-year friendship that Tavis Smiley shared with Maya Angelou, he learned the renowned writer's views on life and how to live it to the fullest. One year after Angelou's death, TV and radio host Smiley is joining with Tony Award-winning...

    Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf prize for fiction

    Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf prize for fiction
    The $10,000 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which recognize books that make important contributions to the understanding of racism and cultural diversity, have named Marlon James as this year's fiction winner for his novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings."...

    Guest Column: Community deserves voice in many issues

     Guest Column: Community deserves voice in many issues
    Capital Gazette editorial board member Will Marshall recently wrote a guest column,"'Death with Dignity' is a rights Issue" (The Capital, March 26). If you missed his piece: He argues that physician-assisted suicide is a personal matter of the...

    Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition

    When it comes to Passover, Seder is hardly just for Jews at Lee Nelson's house. In fact, Jews are usually outnumbered. Her daughter brought along a Muslim she was seeing last year, and Nelson loves it when two particular non-Jewish friends round out her...