Spotlighting MacArthur Fellows This Black History Month
Black History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the culture, legacy, and impact of the African diaspora in the United States. Black Americans have greatly contributed to the country’s history and cultural heritage, and we give special attention to many generations who have strived, and continue to strive, to overcome adversity and achieve full citizenship in society.
MacArthur Fellows of African heritage are also tackling major issues in a wide range of fields, and making an impact. Here are ten quotes from some of them about their work and personal experiences.
Let us know in the comments which ones resonate with you, and explore their work: