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Dr. Brittney Cooper Wins Darwin T. Turner Award for Best Essay in African American Review

Congratulations to WGS Professor Dr. Brittney Cooper!

Dr. Cooper was awarded the Darwin T. Turner Award from African American Review. Her essay, "Maybe I'll be a Poet, Rapper: Hip Hop Feminism and Literacy Aesthetics in Push" won the top journal prize given each year for the best essay representing any period in African American or pan-African literature and culture.