The first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning
Darrin Bell is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, author, and illustrator based in Los Angeles, California. He is best known for his editorial cartoons, including his syndicated comic strip “Candorville” and his editorial cartoons, which tackle a variety of social and political issues.
Bell’s work often focuses on themes of racial justice, social inequality, and political corruption. His cartoons have been published in newspapers and magazines across the United States, including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.
In 2019, Bell won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning, becoming the first African American cartoonist to receive the award. His work has also been recognized with numerous other awards, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award.
Bell’s art brings attention to important issues that affect society, and his cartoons serve as a means of commentary and criticism of current events. His work is impactful and influential, sparking conversation and promoting dialogue about important social issues.
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