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Genius Grant

Here's Who Won A MacArthur 'Genius Grant' While You Were Sleeping

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts

Once a year, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announces its roster of MacArthur Fellows, a designation frequently referred to as the ...

Multimedia Dance Performance Celebrates Harlem's Vibrant Queer Culture

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.22.2014 | Arts

"As Pittsburgh is a quiet and reflective city, I was afforded a lot of time to read and be inspired by famous black authors in Harlem," Kyle Abraham, ...

MacArthur Genius Grants Announced

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Winners for the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowship -- commonly known as the "genius awards" -- were leaked today on the New ...

How Does a Genius Spend $500,000?

Tom Roston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Roston

On Tuesday, the 2009 recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship, otherwise known as the "genius grant," are announced. How do geniuses spend $500,000 in prize money? Here's what they said.

Urban Farmer Among 'Genius Grant' Winners

Chicago Sun-Times | Kara Spak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Will Allen started a farm in a city, hired teenagers to tend the crops and now distributes the produce to some of the poorest people and priciest rest...