The MacArthur Foundation named 67-year-old Baltimore artist Joyce J. Scott a 2016 Fellow -– an honor that comes with a $625,000 "genius grant" and international recognition.
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- John Parker Globalization Correspondent, The Economist
- David Beckmann President, Bread for the World
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