Meet the Black MacArthur Fellows

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  • Jason Moran
  • Majora Carter
  • Tiya Miles
  • John A. Rich
  • Mary Jackson
  • Roland Fryer
  • Regina Carter
  • Will Allen
  • Regina Benjamin
  • Innovative African-American Fellows
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  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • LaToya Ruby Frazier
  • Terrance Hayes
  • Steve Coleman
  • Rick Lowe
  • Jennifer L. Eberhardt
  • Kyle Abraham
  • Tarell McCraney
  • Carrie Mae Weems
  • Annette Gordon-Reed
  • John Dabiri

Tiya Miles

Tiya Miles was a public historian in the department of history at the University of Michigan when she was inducted into the 2011 class of fellows. Miles was credited for her detailed studies exploring the complex interrelationships between African and Cherokee people living and working in colonial America.

(Photo: Jeffrey Sauger/Getty Images, Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

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