Zadie Smith's novel, "Swing Time," is about friendship between two young biracial girls in England in the 1980s. It has just been nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award.
Arizona Federal Judicial Nominees Represent Diversity
Six nominees to the federal bench in Arizona had their long-awaited confirmation hearings this week. Among the group of potential new federal judges is Diane Humetewa, who would be the first American Indian woman on the federal bench. Paul Bender is a law professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He said the nominees overall represent a diverse group.