Over the last several months, we have lost such iconic figures from the
literary canon as Maya Angelou, Walter Dean Myers, Amiri Baraka, and
Ruby Dee, to mention but a few. Thankfully, there are still a number of
them currently active and one of them, Dr. Haki Madhubuti, was nearby
recently for a lecture at Adelphi University in Garden City.
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, WCBS-TV Anchor Dana Tyler
and legendary columnist Clem Richardson were honored last Tuesday at the
N.Y. Association of Black Journalists’ 2014 Scholarship & Awards