Journalist and Before Columbus Foundation board member Wajahat Ali discusses considerations Muslim Americans face when choosing names in this article for the New York Times:
Find the interview of 2015’s recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement below:
The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, on behalf of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is now accepting applications for Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, a traveling exhibition to U.S. libraries.
Find more information and apply below:
See details of the studies’ findings from the ALA Washington’s District Dispatch:
Joy Harjo, acclaimed poet and Before Columbus Foundation board member, discusses receiving the Wallace Stevens Award with Indian Country Today Media Network:
Video footage of Ishmael Reed’s interview at the 2015 National Book Festival below:
September is national Library Card Sign-up Month. Support your local library by signing up for a card: resources available at ilovelibraries.org/library-card.
American Book Award winner, Armond White, reviews hip-hop group N.W.A.’s biopic film Straight Outta Compton for the National Review.
2015 American Book Award winner, Hisham Aidi, discusses Namibia’s quest for reparations from Germany with Al Jazeera News.
See what some news outlets have been reporting about this year’s American Book Award recipients:
“Santana Memoir among winners of American Book Awards” – WRAL
“Anne Waldman receives Lifetime Achievement Award” – Lion’s Roar
“‘Brief History of Seven Killings’ wins another award” – Twin Cities