By Bronte Price, PoliticKING
Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda. An American musical about Alexander Hamilton, with a mostly non-white cast, with hip hop-infused music.
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) April 18, 2016
Associated Press for its investigation into the American seafood industry, resulting in the release of 2,000 slaves and the arrest and sentencing of their abusers.
— AP CorpComm (@AP_CorpComm) April 18, 2016
Breaking News Reporting:
The Los Angeles Times staff for their reporting on the San Bernardino shootings and the ensuing investigation.
LA Times newsroom celebrates winning Pulitzer for San Bernardino attack coverage https://t.co/zWJzTrlDsW
— Evan Wagstaff (@EvanWagstaff) April 18, 2016
Leonora LaPeter Anton and Anthony Cormier of the Tampa Bay Times and Michael Braga of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for their report revealing violence and neglect in Florida mental hospitals.
Congrats to Tampa Bay Times on 2 Pulitzer Prizes! pic.twitter.com/crO81uiWJ8
— Tim Franklin (@TimAFranklin) April 18, 2016
T. Christian Miller of ProPublica and Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project for their examination of law enforcement's failure to investigate reports of rape properly and to comprehend the traumatic effects on its victims.
The prize for a Pulitzer appears to have changed. pic.twitter.com/EGUnJeqviN
— Ken Armstrong (@bykenarmstrong) April 18, 2016
Jessica Rinaldi of The Boston Globe for her photographic story of a boy who is healing after years of abuse.
— Sacha Pfeiffer (@SachaPfeiffer) April 18, 2016
The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen. The Pulitzer Committee calls it “a layered immigrant tale told in the wry, confessional voice of a 'man of two minds' – and two countries, Vietnam and the United States.”
— goodreads (@goodreads) April 18, 2016
Ozone Journal, by Peter Balakian. “Poems that bear witness to the old losses and tragedies that undergird a global age of danger and uncertainty,” the Pulitzer Committee writes of Balakian's work.
— The Pulitzer Prizes (@PulitzerPrize) April 18, 2016
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, by Joby Warrick, is a descriptive narrative of how the Iraq War became a catalyst for the growth of the Islamic State.
— Ylan Q. Mui (@ylanmui) April 18, 2016
Kathryn Schulz of The New Yorker for her scientific narrative of the Cascadia fault line, and the uncertain future of the Pacific Northwest.
Honored and staggered, in the other order. Thank you, Pulitzer committee.
— Kathryn Schulz (@kathrynschulz) April 18, 2016
Speaking of earthquakes, here is what NOT to do during an earthquake, according to likewise excellent human, seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones:
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