Paul Beatty on Trump’s America: “That’s not new, but the blatancy feels new. Its so in-your-face.”

Booker prize winner says president’s rise is not a shock and race relations have improved very little, even under Obama

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Rep John Lewis Tells How He Was Refused Entry to Library Because He Was Black

US congressman shares childhood story of public library color bar at NBA ceremony, as Colson Whitehead and historian Ibram X Kendi also earn accolades

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