“This is why we are tired”: Racist remarks mar National Book Award ceremony

November 20, 2014 5:57 PM

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Lemony Snicket author Daniel Handler made troubling comments directed at award-winner Jacqueline Woodson

On Wednesday evening, the National Book Foundation held a ceremony to announce the winners of the National Book Award, one of the most prestigious literary awards in the country. Jacqueline Woodson, a black woman, won the award for young people’s literature for her book, “Brown Girl Dreaming.” It wa...

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