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Pulitzers honour teen for cellphone video of George Floyd murder

Pulitzer board awards US teenager Darnella Frazier who recorded the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer with a 'special citation'

6/12/2021 7:30:00 AM

Pulitzer board awards US teenager Darnella Frazier who recorded the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer with a 'special citation'

The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded eighteen-year-old Darnella Frazier a 'special citation' for a video, showing George Floyd 's death beneath the knee of Derek Chauvin , a white Minneapolis policeman.

Coverage of Floyd's deathThe staff of the Star Tribune of Minneapolis was awarded the Pulitzer in the breaking news category for its coverage of Floyd's death and its repercussions.The New York Times was honored with the public service prize for its "courageous, prescient and sweeping coverage" of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Online outlet BuzzFeed won its first Pulitzer – in the international reporting category – for coverage of prison camps built by China for mass detention of Muslims.Ed Yong of The Atlantic received the prize for explanatory reporting for a series of "lucid, definitive pieces" on the Covid-19 pandemic.

Reuters was honored in the same category for an examination of the legal doctrine of qualified immunity and how it is used to shield police from prosecution.The Associated Press won the Pulitzer for breaking news photography and an AP photographer, Emilio Morenatti, was honored for feature photography. headtopics.com

"The Night Watchman" by Louise Erdrich was awarded the prize for fiction while "Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy" by David Zucchino was honored for non-fiction.The biography prize was given to "The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X" by the late Les Payne and Tamara Payne.

"Postcolonial Love Poem" by Natalie Diaz was the winner in the poetry category; "The Hot Wing King" by Katori Hall won the drama prize, and "Stride" by Tania Leon won for music. Read more: TRT World »

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Darnella Frazier, teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder, wins honorary PulitzerDarnella Frazier, who was 17 years old when she recorded the viral video of Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd 's neck, was awarded an honorary Pulitzer Prize Friday for documenting the painful and pivotal moment. Why it matters: Frazier said that witnessing and filming the incident — which culminated in Chauvin's conviction in what advocates called one of the most important civil rights cases in decades — changed her. 'I'm not who I used to be,' she wrote in a tribute posted in May. Stay on

Darnella Frazier, teenager who recorded George Floyd's death, awarded Pulitzer special citationDarnella Frazier, the 17-year-old who captured George Floyd 's murder on video in May 2020, was awarded a Special Citation from the Pulitzer Prize committee, prompting a wave of bittersweet reactions online. It's good ain't shit sweet 👨🏿‍🌾💨🥾🎩🇺🇸 BLM GeorgeFloyd Pulitzer DarnellaFrazier StrongerTogether2021 I can't wait to see this world crumble after idolized someone like floyd. That is all.

Darnella Frazier Wins Special Pulitzer for Filming George Floyd MurderDarnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the killing of George Floyd , won a special award this year from the Pulitzer Prize Board.

Pulitzers honor Darnella Frazier for cellphone video of George Floyd murderA teenager who recorded the murder of George Floyd in a clear and unrelenting single shot with her cellphone was recognized on Friday by the arbiters of the highest honors in U.S. journalism. The body language... Hero.

Darnella Frazier, Teen Who Filmed George Floyd’s Murder, Wins A Pulitzer Award“She was the one who recorded a motion cinema picture that set the world on fire,” said George Floyd 's brother, Philonise. wow Floyd was a criminal & you guys think he was a god ! Dam skippy 💖💖😘

Darnella Frazier, who recorded the murder of George Floyd, receives special Pulitzer citationDarnella Frazier, who pulled out her phone and recorded the police restraint and death of George Floyd , has been awarded a special Pulitzer citation. I took a shit and had to flush twice, where is my prize