“‘I am Fidel’—that was the official watchword for all Cubans mourning the Comandante.”
To apply, please email [email protected] by February 28th with the subject line "Black History Scholarship." Please attach a writing sample of any genre or topic (500-2,000) as well as a paragraph explaining how this scholarship would benefit you. Scholarships can be applied to any of our six-week workshops, in-person or online.
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro is the author of Island People: the Caribbean and the World, and the co-editor, with Rebecca Solnit, of Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas. Currently a visiting scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, he lives in New York and in the Caribbean.