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Leonard Pitts

Leonard Pitts

Leonard Pitts, Jr. is a nationally syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald and winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, in addition to many other awards. He is also the author of the novels Freeman (Agate Bolden, 2012) and Before I Forget (Agate Bolden, 2009); the collection Forward From this Moment: Selected Columns, 1994-2009, Daily Triumphs, Tragedies, and Curiosities (Agate Bolden, 2009); and Becoming Dad: Black Men and the Journey to Fatherhood (Agate Bolden, 2006). His next book Grant Park explores the contemporary history of black and white relations in America and is due out in October 2015. Born and raised in Southern California, Pitts now lives in suburban Washington D.C. with his wife and children.



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