Charlise Lyles

Charlise Lyles is the Editor of “CATALYST Cleveland” Magazine

Charlise Lyles is the editor of “CATALYST Cleveland” magazine, which provides independent reporting and analysis on urban school reform. She launched the effort in her hometown five years ago with the support of “CATALYST Chicago.” She can be reached at:

Wil Haygood

The Black Caucus of the American Library Awards honored Wil Haygood 

The Black Caucus of the American Library Awards honored Wil Haygood with its 2004 non-fiction award for “Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr.” (Knopf). Will is a writer for the Washington Post’s Style section. Wil did a reading of his book at the AFI Theatre in Silver

Robert Friedman

Robert I. Friedman Died July 2 at Age 51

ROBERT I. FRIEDMAN died July 2 at age 51 at Columbia-Presbyterian hospital in New York City of complications of a rare pneumonia he contracted in the slums of Bombay, India while on assignment for Vanity Fair on a story of sexual slavery. The piece ran as a cover story in

Yvonne Baskin

A New Book by Yvonne Baskin

A new book by YVONNE BASKIN, “A Plague of Rats and Rubbervine: The Growing Threat of Species Invasions,” was just published by Island Press. Yvonne shows how such species as zebra mussels, kudzu and water hyacinth disrupt biodiversity when moved into new territory. Yvonne lives in Montana and writes for

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