Quiara Alegria Hudes at the Clybourne Park opening night on Broadway
Two Latinas Join Pulitzer Prize Board
By Samantha Leal | 10/25/2012 - 13:55

The Pulitzer Prize board, the organization that gives out one of the most prestigious awards in journalism and literature, has announced that two Latinas will be joining the board: Miami Herald Executive Editor Aminda Marques and playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes

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Pulitzer Prize winning writer Quiara Alegria Hudes
Quiara Alegria Hudes Wins Pulitzer Prize
By Sally Mercedes | 04/17/2012 - 17:00

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2012 were announced and the list of winners includes a Latina: Quiara Alegría Hudes! The writer won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for her play Water By the Spoonful

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Junot Díaz On The Challenges of Growing Up Afro-Latino
By Fox News Latino | 10/13/2011 - 14:24

Dominican American writer Junot Díaz didn’t always feel accepted as a child. In an interview with Fox News Latino, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author spoke about growing up in the 80s as an immigrant and feeling rejected by both his Latino and black peers.

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist George Ramos Dies
Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist George Ramos Dies
By Amaris Castillo | 07/25/2011 - 15:18

Journalism has lost one of its prized reporters.  The Los Angeles Times reports that George Ramos, who helped the California newspaper win a Pulitzer Prize in 1984, died this past Saturday.  The cause of the 63-year-old’s death is still to be determined, but a local reporter who was trying to reach him said he had diabetes. 

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Pulitzer Winner
Once Undocumented, Latino Journalist Wins Pulitzer Prize
By Amaris Castillo | 04/20/2011 - 15:40

This week, a Latino reporter for the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s most prestigious awards. Ruben Vives, 31, was awarded the Pulitzer gold medal for public service for a series of stories he produced with Jeff Gottlieb.  The men managed to uncover a corruption scandal through which politicians in Bell, a mostly Latino, working-class city in California, were paying themselves six-figure salaries and manipulating records.

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