Lisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio
The “No Compromise” podcast examined a group of American right-wing activists with overwhelmingly pro-gun views and growing on social media.
Finalists Staff of the National Public Radio; Staff of the Invisible Institute of Chicago, The Intercept and Topic Studios
Ms Frazier, the young woman who pulled out her cell phone to record the murder of George Floyd, has been recognized for the video which sparked a worldwide toll of police brutality.
“The night watchman”, by Louise Erdrich
This entry in the ongoing Chippewa Chronicles takes place in the 1950s, its main character is inspired by Ms. Erdrich’s grandfather and the letters he sent to politicians in Washington in an effort to save his tribe.
Finalists “A register of my passage on earth”, by Daniel Mason; “Telephone”, by Percival Everett
“Franchise: the arches of gold in black America”, by Marcia Chatelain
“Franchise” connects McDonald’s with the civil rights movement, telling the story of the increasingly complex links between the fast food giant and black communities.
Finalists “The deviant war: homosexuals against the United States of America”, by Eric Cervini; “The Three-Way War: Union, Confederation and Indigenous Peoples in the Struggle for the West”, by Megan Kate Nelson
“The Dead Rise: The Life of Malcolm X”, by Les Payne and Tamara Payne
This poetic biography, completed by Les Payne’s daughter and principal researcher, Tamara Payne, after her death in 2018, recreates the key conditions and moments in Malcolm X’s life, based on hundreds of original interviews with his family, his friends, colleagues and adversaries.
Finalists “Red Comet: The Short Life and Flaming Art of Sylvia Plath,” by Heather Clark; “Stranger in the City of the Shogun: A Japanese Woman and Her World”, by Amy Stanley
“Postcolonial Love Poem”, by Natalie Diaz
The New York Times Book Review called this collection, which showcases Ms. Diaz’s gift for musicality and imagery and centers the experiences of queer women of color, “arguably one of the most popular poetry publications. important for years “.
Finalists “A Treatise on the Stars”, by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge; “In the delays of the world”, by Carolyn Forché