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Richard Bell Named 2021 Carnegie Fellow

April 28, 2021 History

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Richard Bell has been awarded a Carnegie fellowship to support his work on racial justice.

The Carnegie Corporation of New York announced today 26 fellowships awarded to scholars who are conducting "significant scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities." Rick Bell is one of the recipients of a Fellowship. With each award of $200,000, the Carnegie Fellowship is the most generous stipend of its kind. Rick received the fellowship to support his work on racial justice, "telling the story of mid-19th-century Black New Yorkers who campaigned to desegregate public transit with pioneering civil disobedience strategies." Congratulations Rick!